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Can Quotas For Women Break A Central Bank's Glass Ceiling? - Worldcrunch

Can Quotas For Women Break A Central Bank's Glass Ceiling? - Worldcrunch | women in business | Scoop.it
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Can Quotas For Women Break A Central Bank's Glass Ceiling?
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Bad News For Women In Female-Dominated Occupations

Bad News For Women In Female-Dominated Occupations | women in business | Scoop.it
Bad news for low-wage workers: according to a new study released by The National Employment Law Project on July 9th, the real median wages for low-wage workers dropped at steeper rate on average than other occupations between 2009 and 2012.
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Only 8% of CIOs Are Women; Shockingly That's an Improvement

Only 8% of CIOs Are Women; Shockingly That's an Improvement | women in business | Scoop.it
When it comes to women in U.S. CIO roles, the number has remained relatively unchanged. Eight percent of CIOs in the U.S. are women, a slight improvement from seven percent last year, according to the latest CIO survey from Harvey Nash.
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Why men need to work more like women - The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Why men need to work more like women - The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | women in business | Scoop.it
If more men were to embrace flexible working arrangements such as working part-time or seeking job shares, gender inequality in the workforce could be reduced.
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Saudi Women More Educated Than Men Are Wasted Resource - Bloomberg

Saudi Women More Educated Than Men Are Wasted Resource - Bloomberg | women in business | Scoop.it
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Saudi Women More Educated Than Men Are Wasted Resource
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“If a woman wants to enter the job market, she must be able to go and work with men,” Alkahily, 31, says.
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US Women on the Rise as Family Breadwinner - New York Times

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US Women on the Rise as Family Breadwinner
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For one, it has become more acceptable and expected for married women to join the work force. It is also more common for single women to raise children on their own.
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The World's 100 Most Powerful Women - Forbes

The World's 100 Most Powerful Women - Forbes | women in business | Scoop.it
The Forbes Power Women list ranks the world’s 100 most powerful women by dollars, media presence and impact. (RT @LiveNation: Congrats @beyonce @ladygaga @shakira!
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Women Board Members Lead to Better Returns, SEC's Aguilar Says - Bloomberg

Women Board Members Lead to Better Returns, SEC's Aguilar Says - Bloomberg | women in business | Scoop.it
Women Board Members Lead to Better Returns, SEC's Aguilar Says
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Investors and companies are better served by businesses that have women on the board, Aguilar said in comments to the Women's Executive Circle of New York.
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Baby Steps Toward Women's Rights in Saudi Arabia - Daily Beast

Baby Steps Toward Women's Rights in Saudi Arabia - Daily Beast | women in business | Scoop.it
Daily Beast Baby Steps Toward Women's Rights in Saudi Arabia Daily Beast Muslim women, the king said in a 2011 speech, have given “opinions and advice since the era of Prophet Muhammad” and “we refuse to marginalize women in society in all roles...
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Gaza marathon cancelled after Hamas bans women runners - Reuters

Gaza marathon cancelled after Hamas bans women runners - Reuters | women in business | Scoop.it
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Gaza marathon cancelled after Hamas bans women runners
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This year's field of 1,500 schoolchildren and 800 adults was to have included a record number of women - 260 Palestinians and 119 foreigners, UNRWA said.
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India ranks 28th in women representation on cos boards - Economic Times

India ranks 28th in women representation on cos boards - Economic Times | women in business | Scoop.it
Economic Times India ranks 28th in women representation on cos boards Economic Times According to the survey, the scenario is not much better in some developed countries as well, with Canada reporting only 11.41 per cent women directors, Ireland...
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Hillary women will save Obama - The Hill

Hillary women will save Obama - The Hill | women in business | Scoop.it
Hillary women will save ObamaThe HillI predict that the voter turnout among women who most admire Hillary Rodham Clinton is being underestimated in the turnout models of all major pollsters, and if I am right by even a small percent this will shake...
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Where Are the Women Board Members? - Investorplace.com

Where Are the Women Board Members? - Investorplace.com | women in business | Scoop.it
Where Are the Women Board Members?Investorplace.comBig U.S.
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Channel to bring the best out of Saudi women - Arab News

Channel to bring the best out of Saudi women - Arab News | women in business | Scoop.it
Emirates 24/7
Channel to bring the best out of Saudi women
Arab News
Women members of the Shoura Council are shown in this recent file photo.
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An Awkward Truth: Bangladesh Factories a Way Up for Women - SPIEGEL ONLINE

An Awkward Truth: Bangladesh Factories a Way Up for Women - SPIEGEL ONLINE | women in business | Scoop.it
Poor working conditions at garment factories in Bangladesh are making headlines globally following the Rana Plaza disaster, but local labor organizer Nazma Akhter argues the plants offer women a rare opportunity for social advancement.
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Single-Father Households Are Growing Much Faster Than Single-Mother Ones

Single-Father Households Are Growing Much Faster Than Single-Mother Ones | women in business | Scoop.it
The number of American households headed by single fathers has ballooned over the last five decades, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. (Single-father-led households in the U.S.
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Working Women Are Japan's Only Hope for Avoiding Economic Catastrophe - The Atlantic

Working Women Are Japan's Only Hope for Avoiding Economic Catastrophe - The Atlantic | women in business | Scoop.it
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Working Women Are Japan's Only Hope for Avoiding Economic Catastrophe
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This month, prime minister Shinzo Abe will begin unveiling Japan's "national growth strategy," the structural reforms from the "third arrow" of Abenomics.
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Even Women Who Graduate From Harvard Aren't Immune to the Wage Gap

Even Women Who Graduate From Harvard Aren't Immune to the Wage Gap | women in business | Scoop.it
A survey of this year's graduating class shows men much more likely to earn high salaries than women.
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Palestinian women on the rise in workplace - Jerusalem Post

Palestinian women on the rise in workplace - Jerusalem Post | women in business | Scoop.it
Palestinian women on the rise in workplace Jerusalem Post RAMALLAH – Clients answering the door bell for service personnel in the Palestinian Authority may be in for a bit of a surprise: Women are doing what used to be considered work for men only...
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Women are breaking through the 'concrete ceiling' - CNN

Women are breaking through the 'concrete ceiling' - CNN | women in business | Scoop.it
Women are breaking through the 'concrete ceiling'
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According to the National Women's Law Center, in 2010 women held a tiny percentage -- 2.6 -- of the U.S.'s 8.4 million construction jobs, the same percentage they held in 1983.
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French 'old boys' network' far worse than Britain's, book claims

French 'old boys' network' far worse than Britain's, book claims | women in business | Scoop.it
University lecturer Peter Gumbel turns his attention from education to the Gallic corridors of power and business (“not so much a glass ceiling as a concrete one" via @kimwillsher1: French 'old boys' network
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Pakistan's women face battle for the right to vote - The Guardian

Pakistan's women face battle for the right to vote - The Guardian | women in business | Scoop.it
The Guardian Pakistan's women face battle for the right to vote The Guardian Fears over the safety of women voting in next week's elections in Pakistan are rising after letters have been circulated in regions of the country warning men not to allow...
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The new Pinocchio: Iran leads in nose jobs - Al-Arabiya

The new Pinocchio: Iran leads in nose jobs - Al-Arabiya | women in business | Scoop.it
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The new Pinocchio: Iran leads in nose jobs
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You wouldn't believe Iran is the leader in nose jobs if you'd been to Beirut, Lebanon a couple of times, where women there are known for their plastic surgeries.
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Exclusive: Women deserve bigger role in Church, says key cardinal - Reuters

Exclusive: Women deserve bigger role in Church, says key cardinal - Reuters | women in business | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Women deserve bigger role in Church, says key cardinal Reuters VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Roman Catholic Church must open itself up to women in the next pontificate, giving them more leadership positions in the Vatican and beyond,...
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Managers Just Assume Women Will Accept Lower Raises When Times Are Tough

Managers Just Assume Women Will Accept Lower Raises When Times Are Tough | women in business | Scoop.it
The wage gap (partially) explained: When managers can blame salary decisions on financial problems, they view women as likelier to accept lower raises.
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