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Where were all the women in Davos?
| 25. January 2014
| Catherine Boyle
Posted on 01/26/2014 10:22:34 AM PST by 1rudeboy
The under-representation of women at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos has been one of the more obvious elephants in the room.
At an event where Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, one of the most unequal developed nations when it comes to female representation in the workforce, pledged that "women will shine" as part of his economic policies, the proportion of women attending has fallen to 15 percent from 17 percent in 2011. Only 16.9 percent of board seats on Fortune 500 companies are held by women, and they are often the only people with two X chromosones on the board.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Society
KEYWORDS: davos; davoswomen
posted on 01/26/2014 10:22:34 AM PST
To: Toddsterpatriot; Mase; expat_panama; 1010RD
Sorry, Catherine, they were in my suite.
posted on 01/26/2014 10:23:24 AM PST
posted on 01/26/2014 10:24:37 AM PST
by Jane Long
(While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
The Women? How much for the women?
posted on 01/26/2014 10:28:50 AM PST
by Flick Lives
(Got a problem with the government? Have a complaint. Get a free IRS audit!)
What about dwarfs? Were dwarfs well represented at Davos this year?
posted on 01/26/2014 10:30:45 AM PST
by Cowboy Bob
(They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
To: Cowboy Bob
Don’t get me started. We lost the dwarf-tossing competition on the final throw to a team from the CFR. I’m sure that dude was a ringer. He knew nothing about economics.
posted on 01/26/2014 10:33:27 AM PST
What man let this woman write an article?
Who is making her husband a sandwich?
posted on 01/26/2014 10:37:23 AM PST
To: Flick Lives
posted on 01/26/2014 10:39:24 AM PST
(Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
Where were all the women in Davos?
Under the board-walk (board-walk!).
posted on 01/26/2014 10:49:40 AM PST
Wasn’t Sharon Stone supposed to return this year to re enact that infamous scene from Basic Instinct? That should be entertaining.
posted on 01/26/2014 11:00:11 AM PST
(A Good Samaritan with a handgun saved my life...)
Most were in Paris being interviewed by Hollande — there’s an opening there now that he wants to fill.
posted on 01/26/2014 11:08:04 AM PST
by Diana in Wisconsin
(I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
just another Obama propaganda tool.
they just wanted hitlary there.
(part of the vote Hilary or you are sexist meme)
posted on 01/26/2014 11:09:19 AM PST
(VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
“Dont get me started. We lost the dwarf-tossing competition on the final throw to a team from the CFR. Im sure that dude was a ringer. He knew nothing about economics.”
Hehe...it wasn’t a dude. We needed to fill the spot with a diversity selection. She only looked like a dude. That was to please the NAGs.
posted on 01/26/2014 11:09:23 AM PST
("The GOP fights its own base with far more vigor than it employs in fighting the Dims.")
posted on 01/26/2014 11:10:29 AM PST
At the mall?
nully *ducking* and running for cover...
posted on 01/26/2014 11:25:09 AM PST
by null and void
(We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
That picture is a classic. I really hope that sign is real...
“pledged that “women will shine”
That’s from Fukushima, not Abe’s economic policies.
posted on 01/26/2014 11:53:15 AM PST
(We are surrounded by MORONS)
Where were the women? It was a BYOB (bring your own babe) event.
Proving yet again that the only thing harder than being a woman, is having to listen to how hard it is being a woman.
posted on 01/26/2014 1:16:50 PM PST
(Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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