The study looks at the number of women in leadership positions in the EU. Overall, women account for 16.6% of board members in the largest publicly listed companies in the EU.
The highest levels of female representation on boards are in Finland (29.1%) and Latvia (29%), followed by France (26.8%) and Sweden (26.5%).
While the Commission points to the evidence that more women are reaching top positions, it underlines the fact that more needs to be done to tackle a significant disparity across EU Member States.
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