Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards in Nigeria


GENDER DIVERSITY ON CORPORATE BOARDS IN NIGERIA

Increasingly, stakeholders expect the Board of Directors to reflect the diversity of its broaderstakeholder group. Many jurisdictions have encouraged – and some, particularly in Europe,mandated – quotas regarding the percentage of women required on boards. We undertook a surveyto ascertain the level and growth of female representation on the Boards of companies quoted on theNigerian Stock Exchange over a 3-year period - 2013 to 2015.

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