Sunday, 28th May 2023

Mind the gender gap: What’s holding women back in the workplace?

By France24
21 May 2023   |   10:14 am
Progress has been made, but there's still a long way to go in achieving gender equality in the workplace. Women continue to be under-represented in leadership positions and are still earning less than their male counterparts. Yet studies show that diversity and inclusiveness bring more profits to businesses.


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