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Breaking the political glass ceiling

Breaking the political glass ceiling

women and local governance in South Asia

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Published by Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Damyanty Sridharan, Vesna Rodic.
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p.
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23920169M
LC Control Number2009305095

  Breaking the Glass Ceiling. Breaking the glass ceiling is complex and requires action on several fronts. Federal and state governments, employers, academic institutions, and women themselves are essential players in breaking down barriers that are holding women by: A glass ceiling is a metaphor used to represent an invisible barrier that keeps a given demographic (typically applied to minorities) from rising beyond a certain level in a hierarchy. The metaphor was first coined by feminists in reference to barriers in .

Breaking the Glass Ceiling documents the achievements of three leaders in Caribbean nurshing at the time of the nascent struggle for indigenous leadership in all areas of West Indian society. It is a narrative of the lives of three extraordinary women who gained both regional and international recognition: Dame Nita Barrow of Barbados, Berenice Dolly of Trinidad and Tobago, and Dr. .   Women Breaking the Political Glass Ceiling. General Kamala Harris, from California, is the first African-Indian American to serve in the Senate. She was the former Attorney General of California and is a strong advocate for criminal justice reform and marriage : Heema Patel.

  The term ‘glass ceiling’ was coined by Marilyn Loden, an American writer and management consultant, in during a panel discussion about women’s years on and businesses worldwide have made great strides when it comes to gender parity. Yet the glass ceiling metaphor continues to symbolise an enduring barrier faced by women in the . Women Political Leaders: Breaking the Highest Glass Ceiling Jane S. Jensen This book examines the many routes sixty or so women have taken to become president or prime minister of their countries and the problems they have encountered once in office.


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