Sturgeon out to smash glass ceiling

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Sturgeon out to smash glass ceiling

Nicola Sturgeon

Smashing the glass ceiling women face to "smithereens" is an important part of tackling inequality, Scotland's new First Minister has said.

Nicola Sturgeon, who is the first female to take on the top job in Scottish politics, pledged she would work to "ensure there are no limits on women's ambitions".

Since becoming First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has made addressing inequality a key focus of her administration, with a pledge to increase free childcare if she is in power after the 2016 Holyrood elections and a challenge to businesses and others to ensure half of their board members are female.

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