Top 10 economies where women hold senior roles
Updated: 2016-03-10 06:44
It is said that women hold up half the sky. But in corporate world they still have a long way to go as they hold only 24 percent of senior positions in 36 major economies, according to a report released by global accountancy firm Grant Thornton on Monday.
Females in China have broken many barriers in the past three years as more women ascend to top decision-making levels. Women held 21 percent of senior jobs in 2014 in the Chinese mainland and 25 percent in 2015 but the rate surged to 30 percent this year.
No 10 Italy, 29%
Colosseum, Rome, Italy. [Photo/dfic.cn]