Economy / Employment - - Europe

More women in senior positions: the key to economic stability and growth

05.06.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

This report examines the current situation and recent trends regarding women's and men's participation in key decision-making positions in Europe in several fields: banking and finance; large corporations; science and research; chambers of commerce and industry. It also considers ways in which the advancement of women can be supported and accelerated to get more women into senior positions in order to bring a fundamental shift in the gender balance. The report is based on a quantitative analysis of the situation with the majority of data being drawn from the Commission's database on women and men in decision-making and collected between June and October 2009.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : European Commission
  • Publishing house : European Commission
  • Publication date : 2010
  • Number of pages : 68
  • Language : English


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