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The percentage of managerial positions held by women in Japan is extremely low, at approximately 10 percent. Within the OECD, only Korea is at a lower level (just under 10 percent), whereas the percentage is over 30 in most other OECD countries. The...
Spain: Head of business group accused of sexism after declaring she avoids hiring women who might get pregnant
Author: Ashifa Kassam, Guardian (UK)
"Female head of Spanish business group ‘avoids hiring women aged 25-45’", 3 Oct 2014...
Gender diversity on boards strongly linked to companies’ success, says Credit Suisse Research Institute report
"Ground-breaking new tea partnership to tackle abuse and trafficking in Indian tea communities",...
Author: Chris Spargo, Daily Mail (UK)
"Tinder settles sexual harassment lawsuit as female co-founder branded a ‘heartless w**** who flirts with Muslim pigs' gets undisclosed sum, and male aggressor at the center of the scandal leaves company", 9 Sep 2014 ...
UK Equality & Human Rights Commission report on labour issues in cleaning industry - blog says some firms’ conduct “unacceptable”
USA: Report highlighting discrimination faced by women in construction industry makes recommendations for change