This is what gender inequality in Britain looks like in charts

The UK has a lot to improve

Jon Stone
Tuesday 14 July 2015 12:52
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Last year the UK was ranked 18th in the Global Gender Gap Report, but this year fell to 26th
Last year the UK was ranked 18th in the Global Gender Gap Report, but this year fell to 26th

David Cameron has pledged to eliminate gender inequality in pay by forcing companies to disclose their gender pay gaps.

But how bad is gender inequality in the UK? In one area the prime minister directly controls - which gender government ministers are - Britain is far behind many of its neighbours.

Big business, too, has poor representation of women at the top. FTSE100 companies are particularly bereft of women.

Perhaps feeding into this gender pay gap:

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