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Gender discrimination ‘is rife’ at work and bosses are doing little about it

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Gender discrimination is ‘rife’ in workplaces and bosses are doing very little to tackle the problem, a study has found.

More than four in five women and 80% of men said they’ve witnessed gender-discriminatory acts at work, according to the Chartered Management Institute.

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Its survey of 856 managers found that only one in four said their peers and senior leaders actively championed gender initiatives.

The lack of action cascades down the ranks, too – only 19% of junior and… Read the full story