Gender Gap Germany Rejects Law Requiring Board Quotas

Germany's parliament voted on Thursday to reject a law that would have created legally binding gender quotas for the supervisory boards of domestic companies. But even victory hasn't dispelled divisions among conservatives.
Despite sharing a party, German Labor Minister Ursula von der Leyen (left) and Chancellor Angela Merkel do not share views on gender quotas for supervisory boards.

Despite sharing a party, German Labor Minister Ursula von der Leyen (left) and Chancellor Angela Merkel do not share views on gender quotas for supervisory boards.

FABRIZIO BENSCH/ REUTERS
dsl -- with wires
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