17 December 2010
Author calls on women to be proactive to avoid sex discrimination
An author has said that women are still being discriminated against in all employment sectors in the UK. Female employees across all sectors must be more proactive if they are to avoid grievance cases regarding sex discrimination against them.
That is according to Suzanne Doyle-Morris, author of Beyond the Boys Club, who has called on those women eager to climb the career ladder to become more comfortable with endorsing their own skills and not being afraid to promote themselves.
Ms Doyle-Morris asserted that females working in all types of jobs in the UK are still discriminated against on the basis of their sex, particularly in management roles and even in industries that are "well represented" in terms of gender equality.
"The more senior you get, certainly to a board level, you get fewer and fewer women," she said.
This follows on from the publication of a report by the Confederation of British Industry on December 15th 2010 which called for the government to take more action in order to boost the number of females operating in boardroom positions.
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Posted by Richard Saunders.
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