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'I don't see why women are shut out of banks, or insurance, or companies listed on the stock exchange.' - Ursula von der Leyen, Germany's minister for labour, says the German government wants to see around 30% of executive boards made up by females. But although 30 of Germany's top companies have pledged to increase the number of female executives, they're against the introduction of quotas.

by Elizabeth Anderson
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013
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