Share of ladies in administration of state-owned firms to extend to 30% in Kazakhstan

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NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev ordered to introduce a gradual improve within the proportion of ladies from 5 to 30% of the administration of firms with state participation, talking at a gathering of the National Council of Public Trust on October 22.
“The share of women in the management of public companies with state participation is still low and amounts to only 5-7%. This situation does not allow to fully realize the potential of women who make up more than half of the country’s population,” the top of state burdened.
Members of the National Council made a proposal to introduce a compulsory norm to extend the proportion of ladies in administration positions in firms with state participation to 30%.
“We must think about the phased implementation of this initiative. This will make the business sphere more attractive for women and increase the position of Kazakhstan in specialised international ratings,” Tokayev mentioned.
Tokayev famous that based on statistics, greater than 55% of civil servants and social staff are ladies.
According to him, ladies among the many deputies of the maslikhat and parliament – 22%, within the judiciary – 47%. In addition, for the primary time within the historical past of the nation, a girl turned the top of the area, Kazakhstan’s president mentioned.
“A woman rocks the cradle with one hand, while the other leads the country,” Tokayev mentioned.
As of January 1, 2020, the inhabitants of Kazakhstan amounted to 18,632,200 folks – males 48.5%, ladies 51.5%.