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Gender Parity Report 2017

Impact 10x10x10

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The report figures show that a gap remains between the representation of women in the workforce and in leadership positions. Overall representation of women averaged 39.7% across the ten firms, while senior leadership roles held by women ranged from 11.0% to 33.0%. While this outperforms global averages, UN Women has set parity as the goal of its Planet 50-50 drive for gender equality.

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Executive summary

——— The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report revealed that gender equality will not be achieved for another 170 years. HeForShe IMPACT Champions. 30 global pioneers who are trailblazing new ground, are not willing to wait that long. Initiated in a unique way. IMPACT 10x10x10 tackles head-on the gender inequalities faced in three key pillars of society today: government, work and academia. The challenges and obstacles that appear in one often reappear in different forms in another. Each IMPACT Champion may take a unique approach to gender-based violence or unequal female representation in leadership, but their actions are complementary and reinforcing. Fundamentally, all IMPACT Champions are working towards the same goal: a gender-equal world.

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