Women overlooked for top jobs

Women are still being overlooked for the top jobs in Britain according to a new report.

Only one in five top jobs going to women in Britain

One in five

The report, titled Sex and power 2011, by Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) showed that approximately four in five top jobs are being given to men.

It looked at how many women are in positions of authority and have strong influence within their organisation. The report includes 27 different industry categories from the public and private sector.

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