Gender Inequality

Why the world needs more women in banking

As the hierarchy goes up, there is a decline in the number of women in banking and finance sectors Image: REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Martin Čihák

Advisor, IMF Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Ratna Sahay

Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF


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Having more women in banking will have benefits beyond gender equality Image: IMF

Graphs showing the bias towards women in banking, when hiring for leadership positions Image: IMF

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