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Female Managers………………….

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There are only three countries in the world where you are more likely to have a female than male boss, according to a new study by the International Labour Organisation: Jamaica, Colombia and Saint Lucia.

Britain comes in at number 41 out of 108 countries ranked according to their percentage of female managers, with 34.2 per cent.

The United States in number 15 on the list with 42.8 per cent while Algeria (4.9 per cent) and Pakistan (3.0 per cent) are at the bottom of the list.

Here are the 10 countries which have the highest percentage of female managers according to the International Labour Organisation:

1. Jamaica 59.3 per cent

2. Colombia 53.1 per cent

3. Saint Lucia 52.3 per cent

4. Philippines 47.6 per cent

5. Panama 47.4 per cent

6. Belarus 46.2 per cent

7. Latvia 45.7 per cent

8. Guatemala 44.8 per cent

9. Bahamas…

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Women gain as gender gap ‘narrows’

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The gap between men and women has narrowed slightly in the past year in most countries, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report. Iceland, Finland and Norway top the list of 136 nations, based on political participation, economic equality and rights like education and health.

The Middle East and North Africa were the only regions not to improve in the past year, with Yemen at the bottom.

The Philippines and Nicaragua both feature in the top 10.

The WEF has produced the report annually for the past eight years.

 What is the Global Gender Gap Report – and why is is important?

The release of this year’s edition comes as the BBC rounds off a month-long focus on women and gender around the world with a major event at Broadcasting House in London. One hundred women from all around the world are gathering for a…

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