Half of women on boards support quotas, but their male colleagues say no, finds survey

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Half of women on corporate boards support quota systems to correct gender imbalances, but their male colleagues disagree, a study found. Image: REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

Ellen Wulfhorst
Chief Correspondent of the Americas, Thompson Reuters Foundation
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 Global representation of women on corporate boards and among corporate executives.
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