Mumbai : India features among the bottom three Asian nations in female representation on boards of directors at only five per cent women on executive boards, according to a study by McKinsey & Company. Also, the country is among the bottom three in terms of women’s representation (three per cent) in executive committees, going by the global management consulting firm’s report, ‘Women Matter: An Asian Perspective’.
The study also points that the female labour participation rate in India is 35 per cent, one of the lowest in the world. The country has women in a minority at university and entry-level positions. Read more
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