Study: Women in Finance Find Discrimination Hasn't Gone Away
- ROLE OF MICRO-FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND WOMAN WORK PARTICIPATION IN RURAL AREA: A CASE STUDY DOMKAL BLOCK, MURSIDABAD, W.B. MEHAMMUD, S. M. APPEL; SENGUPTA, ANURADHA // Indian Streams Research Journal;Jan2013, Vol. 2 Issue 12, Special section p1
Since 1900 or earlier urbanization encroaching on rural land along with agro-mechanization has reduced the number of workers needed to work in land when alternative employment is easier in cities than rural sectors, lacking educational specialization. The rural areas are sub-divided by their...
- Glass Ceiling still exists. // Accountancy Ireland;Apr2001, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p39
Reports on an Ireland-based survey which found that a 'glass ceiling' still exists for women going for senior positions in the banking and finance sector. Perceived reasons for the continuing existence of a glass ceiling.
- TONING DOWN THE gender noise. Yaccato, Joanne Thomas // LIMRA's MarketFacts Quarterly;Winter2002, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p112
Focuses on women's perception of service in the selling of financial products in Canada. Reasons behind a woman's instinct that banks and insurance companies discriminate against them; Information on commodities purchased by women; Tips on reaching women customers.
- Tie Bonuses to Gender Balance, UK Finance Firms Told. Reeve, Nick // AiCIO News;2015, p58
The article discusses the report backed by the British government which revealed that bonuses for financial executives must be equal to females in senior positions, noting that the report is part of efforts to eradicate male dominance in the financial service industry.
- Gate-crashing the old boys' club. Pokrajac, Milana; Moore, Bela // Money Management;3/21/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p14
The article focuses on the gender discrimination against women employees in the financial services industry. The eFinancialCareers survey says that two-thirds of Australian finance professionals disclose gender discrimination is still prevalent in the finance sector. Financial chief executive...
- The German Financial Sector: Male Dominance in Top Decision-Making Bodies Remains Pervasive. Holst, Elke; Schimeta, Julia // DIW Economic Bulletin;2013, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p16
In the German financial sector, the majority of employees are women, but it is still men who hold the top positions. With women making up only 4.2 percent of the boards of the largest banks and savings banks, they were still vastly underrepresented at the end of 2012 (up 1 percentage point from...
- Sex (discrimination) and the City. Doke, DeeDee // Employers Law;Sep2004, p7
Comments on sex discrimination allegations against the financial services industry in Great Britain. Suggestions offered by British Equal Opportunities Commission chairwoman Julie Mellor on the human resource practices of the industry; Impact of discrimination on women employees; Importance of...
- Why Gender Quotas Won't Help Women in Banking. Dil, Shaheen // American Banker;10/7/2015, Vol. 180 Issue 156, p0
The article discusses the issue of prevailing gender discrimination in the banking and finance industry. Topics discussed include promotion of male counterpart in executive and senior-level role based on their perceived potential, lack of women in executive positions due to their high turnover...
- CORRECTING THE GENDER IMBALANCE. WELSCH, ANDREW // On Wall Street;Dec2014, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p32
The article focuses on ways to fix the gender imbalance in the financial services industry in the U.S. so that more women can succeed as financial advisors as highlighted at the Women Advisors Forum held in Chicago, Illinois in October 2014. Topics discussed at the forum include the need to...