Women Matter, Portugal: Women are still far from top corporate-leadership positions

Over the years, a changing corporate world has become more open for women, but the glass ceiling remains very much in place. This invisible barrier, which hinders women from rising to leadership positions, is just one of the identified constraints on women’s professional progress. The other is the leaky pipeline, or the increasing scarcity of women as you go up the corporate hierarchy.

Women account for half of the labor force in Portugal, but it lags behind the European average for women in top positions (Exhibit 1). There has been almost no growth in the representation of women in top roles during the past two years. Despite the efforts of companies to develop policies that promote equal opportunity, Portugal’s glass ceiling apparently won’t shatter anytime soon.

Read more at: https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/diversity-and-inclusion/women-matter-portugal-women-are-still-far-from-top-corporate-leadership-positions


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