Time to talk – what has to change for women at work

Women are more confident and ambitious than ever, but employers still need to work harder to address issues of gender equality in the workplace and empower female advancement.

Highlights

Our 2018 survey of 3,627 professional women from around the world tells this story of determination, hope and frustration. But it also gives a clear indication of three key essential elements that business leaders must focus on to advance gender equality and help women’s career advancement as they lead their enterprises into the 21st century.

  1. Transparency and trust matter. A lot.
  2. Support networks and advocacy go a long way. Women need strategic support.
  3. Challenges with balancing life, family care and work. There are grave concerns regarding flexibility and motherhood penalties.
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