Despite more women leaders, society thinks men are more suitable in leadership roles, study finds
A new study conducted by Women Political Leaders and Kantar, the creators of The Reykjavik Index for Leadership, shows inequality persists in how society views leadership. The study found that despite global movements calling for greater equality, society has not become more progressive over the past year in its attitudes towards women leaders.
The research was conducted in the G7 countries — the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom — as well as India, Kenya and Nigeria.
The Reykjavik Index ranks 23 sectors, such as health care, media and entertainment, banking, and the tech industry, for the extent to which society is comfortable with women in leadership positions as compared to men.
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