Why it's vital to close the female leadership gap

What you need to know:

  • Countries with a greater proportion of women as top decision-makers in legislatures have lower levels of income inequality. 
  • Last year Kenya ranked 109 out of 153 countries in in the Global Gender Gap index 2020. The country has almost closed 67 per cent of its overall gender gap.
  • Past global studies have found that there is a positive relationship between diversity (age, gender, race, etc.) in company leadership and management and performance.

As the world marks International Women’s Day Nation Newsplex takes stock of sectors where women have made progress in the struggle for equality in leadership and explores the gaps that remain.

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