In CEDA's 2013 Women in Leadership survey, respondents were asked to rank in order of importance the following barriers to women's equality in the workplace. The survey results:
1. Workplace culture
2. Lack of female leaders
3. Gender stereotypes
4. Lack of flexible work practices
5. Affordability and accessibility of childcare
7. Lack of mentors
8. Societal expectations regarding gender roles (e.g. household work/childcare)
As part of the survey, respondents were also given the option of adding any other significant barriers and the following were recurring themes:
What would contribute most to improving women's equality in the workforce?
As part of the survey, participants also supplied their personal experiences of gender issues in the workplace.
The following are all 119 individual responses to: What are the other most significant barriers to women's equality in the workplace?