glass ceiling

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Definition

Artificial impediments and invisible barriers that militate against women’s access to top decision-making and managerial positions in an organisation, whether public or private and in whatever domain. 

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Source(s)

Boundless (2015). Women as a Minority. Boundless Sociology. Available at: https://www.boundless.com/sociology/textbooks/boundless-sociology-textbo...

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1228