Leadership in women

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Gender Equity Insights 2020: delivering the business outcomes

The 2020 Gender Equity Insights report, the fifth report in this series, shows that more women at the top proves better for business. Profitability, performance and productivity increase under female leadership.
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Missing out: understanding the female leadership gap in fundraising

The findings presented in this report highlight the experiences and identify strategies and mechanisms to help ensure that gender does not prevent talent from rising to the top jobs in the fundraising sector.
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Widows and wives in Pacific politics: a reliable pathway for women?

Understanding women’s pathways to political leadership remains a critical area of academic and public policy focus in the Pacific.
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She has a plan: the unique power of girls to lead change

The majority of girls want to take charge of their future and tackle the biggest issues facing them and all of us collectively, but sometimes lack confidence to step up. This research shows that young women and girls – if educated, supported and inspired by...
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Gender Equality Monitor

The Gender Equality Monitor brings together a suite of indicators in a single place to monitor gender equality in the UK across five key areas.
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Women in politics 2019 map

The women in politics 2019 map depicts global rankings for women in the executive and parliamentary branches of government as of 1 January 2019. The map shows progress towards gender equality in these areas at regional and national levels.
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In the eye of the beholder: avoiding the merit trap

While most leaders would agree that people should be judged on their merits, a close look at the evaluation of merit reveals that what adds up to merit for some is susceptible to bias and clouded judgement.
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Level the playing field: a call for action on gender parity in Australia

This survey of more than 1,000 Australian executives finds that they still do not believe there is an equal opportunity for women to be selected for leadership positions. The survey shows that companies can take three measures to close the gap - and create a...
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What stops women from reaching the top? Confronting the tough issues

This survey of 842 Australian business professionals debunks the myth that competing work-home priorities are the greatest block for women seeking senior management roles. This is still a big issue for many women, but a majority of those surveyed felt that management style differences between...
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Creating a positive cycle: critical steps to achieving gender parity in Australia

These survey results discredit the notion that achieving equal representation of women in executive positions is simply a matter of time, showing instead that the biggest factor in enabling women to reach their full potential is the presence of women in leadership positions.