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World Bank Chips In On Turkey's Next Challenge: Gender Parity In The Workplace

With women long shut out of positions of power in Turkish society, the World Bank has created a new program to offer its official stamp of approval for businesses in Turkey that strive for gender parity.

Istanbul (Matthias Rhomberg)
Istanbul (Matthias Rhomberg)

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ISTANBUL – Though well on its way to becoming a regional model for democratic capitalism, Turkey still faces questions about human rights and certain outmoded ways of doing business. The glaring lack of gender parity in the workplace is a bit of both.

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