Photo Gallery: Norway's 'Golden Skirts'
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Photo Gallery: Norway's 'Golden Skirts'

Taking Stock of Pioneering Law Have Gender Quotas Really Helped Norwegian Women?

When Norway introduced a law in 2006 stipulating that women had to make up 40 percent of the boards of publicly traded companies, it was hailed as a huge step forward. Now researchers are taking stock, and the effects of the quota appear to be mixed.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan