Saturday, May 24

Women make gains in Arab boardrooms

Excellent news and very shameful for Japan and Italy. I quote:

Public companies listed in Oman and Kuwait have more women on their boards than in Italy and Japan, highlighting rare gains made by businesswomen in one of the most restrictive parts of the world.

Overall, the numbers arent that good,

The representation on boards in the two Gulf countries masks a bleaker overall picture: across the region women represent only 1.5 per cent of board seats, compared with 13.6 per cent in the US and 22 per cent in Norway.

But its a start at improving women's lives.

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