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Dominican Republic at the top when it comes to women holding management positions

Twenty six percent of women in the European Union now hold senior management positions compared to 17% in 2004. However, when looking at the rest of the world, women in other countries fare better, including by far the Dominican Republic.

The highest percentage of women in senior positions within the same area is Russia with 40% and moving east, the Philippines has 37% and Thailand 36%.

However, looking at other parts of the world, Africa only has 23% of senior management positions held by women, North America some 21% and Latin America 18% as a whole, apart from the Dominican Republic where 55.8% of senior and middle management posts are held by women, while Panama has 48.7%.

In its September 2015 PUCMM university graduation, around 80% of more than 1,000 graduates were women. The PUCMM is the largest private university in the Dominican Republic.

Source: DR1, ft.com

Sep 16, 2015

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