India outperforms world in leadership with 50% HR directors & 40% CFOs as women: Survey

Currently, women hold 12% of board seats in India. The report underscores the importance of gender diversity in C-suite positions, revealing that 30% of such roles actively require female professionals to promote workplace equality.

The pervasive issue of women’s underrepresentation in leadership roles persists across industries worldwide, despite strides made in gender equality initiatives. Women still encounter substantial barriers to reaching leadership positions. Notably, in India, 39% of companies have women occupying CXO positions, surpassing the global average of 32%.

According to LONGHOUSE consulting report titled The State of Women Leadership Hiring in India indicated that 98% of Indian businesses have at least one woman in senior management roles, exceeding the global average of 90%.

Source: People Matters

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