Male Dominated Management Quotas for Women Gain Support in the EU and Germany

In top German companies, just 2.2 percent of senior management positions are occupied by women -- and the pace of improvement has been glacial. Now, Chancellor Angela Merkel's government is considering the introduction of a quota system. The European Union, too, may soon mandate more gender equality.
While Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet has several female ministers, women tend to be underrepresented in the country's boardrooms.

While Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet has several female ministers, women tend to be underrepresented in the country's boardrooms.

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