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Women in economic decision-making in the EU: Progress report
A Europe 2020 initiative
Justice

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. . . . . . 13 3.1.2 Voluntary initiatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.2 Actions by the EU social partners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Annex 1: Legislative measures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Annex 2: Voluntary initiatives and good practice implemented by governments and businesses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Table of Figures
Figure 1 – Women and men on the boards of the largest listed companies, January 2012 . . . . .9 Figure 2 – Women and men on corporate boards in the EU, 2003-2012 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Figure 3 – Change in the share of women on corporate boards, October 2010-January 2012 . . .10 Figure 4 - Distribution of companies by number of women on the board, 2012 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Figure 5 – Representation of

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