Byline: By Molly Watson Western Mail
More than 30 years after the Sex Discrimination Act was introduced, women in Wales are still missing out on the top jobs. A report published today by the Equal Opportunities Commission described the pace of change as 'painfully slow', and said in some cases it is even going backwards.
According to the most recent figures, women make up only 10% of directors of FTSE 100 companies and barely 20% of Parliament.
Even in Wales, where gender equality has been achieved in the National Assembly, deep divides still exist within local government with, the EOC states, only two out of 22 councils being run by women.
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