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   Jun 21

World Economic Forum

The truth hurts women to power Berlin/Geneva, June 15, 2010 -! A poster saying. But how is it in reality? In politics he still makes us Angela Merkel, and we had almost a female double top with Ursula von der Leyen as Federal President. Celebrity trainer is often mentioned in discussions such as these. Also in the economy, women in the near future will determine significantly the global fortunes. It’s called shift female. But are we, what comes to the highest positions in the economy, in Germany still miles away from a fair distribution, according to a report of the psychology today.

Therefore, only three percent of women on the boards of listed companies were sitting. The global gender gap report 2009 is a report created by the World Economic Forum, which analyzes gender equality with the help of an index. A value of 1 would mean complete equality there. Ranked one of the 134 countries surveyed lands with a value of 0,82. Germany Iceland reached with 0.74 square 12, the propping up of Yemen, Pakistan and Chad with an average Were the index value takes into account the relative disadvantage of women in the areas of economy, education, politics and health. Especially in the political under-representation of women worldwide remains solid.

The largest advances have made the EU States in this area, while especially in the Arab world women difficult can exert a chance to political and democratic influence. According to the Federal Ministry for family, senior citizens, women and youth (BMFSFJ) were women more to occupy leadership positions in small and medium-sized enterprises. Corporations, however, are almost exclusively male Executive and supervisory boards. Among the reasons were among the missing range of childcare and the traditionally role-specific setting in terms of the professional technical potential of women generally. Here, therefore, is the largest break hopefully ahead of us. Women will make important decisions to the good and bad just like men.

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