SDG 05: Gender Equality

What is the ‘Great Breakup’ and why are so many women leaders quitting?

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Unprecedented numbers of women leaders in the US are quitting their jobs. Image: Unsplash/cowomen

Stefan Ellerbeck
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Charts showing representation for women, by corporate role and race.
Women are still significantly underrepresented in leadership roles. Image: McKinsey

Statistic showing the reasons why women leaders switched jobs in the past two years.
The factors prompting women leaders to quit their jobs are even more important to younger women. Image: McKinsey


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Iceland is the only country to have closed 90% of the global gender gap. Image: World Economic Forum
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