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More women in French boardrooms

Posted on the January 22nd, 2010

This month the French Parliament is debating a bill that would mandate that at least 40 percent of corporate board members are women. Deadline for compliance would be 2016 (“Shaking up the corporate world” France 24, Jan 20, 2010).

France is playing catch up. It now lags far behind some of its European neighbors in regard to more gender balanced board rooms, according to the news video below.

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