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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With 45 per cent of senior management positions held by women, Russia has once again topped a ranking of countries with the highest percentage of women in senior business roles, followed by the Philippines and Lithuania, a report published on Tuesday (March 8) said. Japan, where only 7 per cent of senior leadership roles are held by women, remained at the bottom of the list. Germany and India ranked slightly higher, with 15 per cent and 16 per cent of women in senior management, respectively. Globally, only a quarter of senior management positions are held by women, up from 22 per cent a year before, according to"Women in Business" published by the United States-based audit and tax firm Grant Thornton. The number of businesses with no women in senior management has increased to 33 per cent from 32 per cent in 2015, the report, which su...

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