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How to crack the glass ceiling

Last updated 11:03 16/07/2013
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TOE TO TOE: How can we get women into more top jobs in New Zealand?

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How can Kiwi women crack the glass ceiling?

Proposed Labour Party rule changes that would ensure half of all its MPs were women by 2017 and would allow "women-only" candidate selections in some seats has cause heated debate across New Zealand from women and men.

Despite the controversy of the proposal, there's no denying that women are underrepresented in boardrooms, politics and executive roles in New Zealand.

Global Women says women make up only one fifth of senior managers of the top 100 companies in New Zealand.

So how can this issue be addressed? And what is behind it in the first place?

Are quotas the solution or is it a culture change issue? 

How can we get more women to apply for top jobs, and be equally considered when they do?

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