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    EU proposal to break 'glass ceiling' for women

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Women still find the road to success blocked in the business world. And attitudes differ widely across Europe. In Malta, just 3% of board members are women, 18% in the UK, while in Finland, it's 27%.

    A new proposal aims for a 40% female presence on the non-executive boards of all EU publicly-listed companies.

    Viviane Reding, EU Commissioner for Justice and Fundamental Rights: