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Jornal da Noite – Portugal Needs Cultural Change to Support Female Talent

Portugal is currently seeing a government-backed drive to create more professional opportunities for women in both the public and private sectors, reports the Portuguese broadcaster SIC in its TV news programme Jornal da Noite. Egon Zehnder hosted a Daughters & Leaders event on 15 March to discuss gender equality issues that was attended by several top decision-makers, including Portugal’s Minister for Citizenship and Diversity. Commenting on the situation in Portugal, Egon Zehnder consultant Paulo Simões said, “There is a structural problem within our society […] In my view, we need a change in culture both in terms of social attitudes and in corporate culture."

Full story: SIC Notícias: Desigualdades de género no trabalho (“Gender inequality in the workplace”) a TV news piece broadcast by Jornal da Noite (15 March 2016).