Breaking the 'glass ceiling' in the US

Barrier still keeps many women from rising to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder.
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2013 09:04

The so-called glass ceiling, the barrier that often keeps women from rising to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder, affects women worldwide.

In part one of a special series, Al Jazeera looks at the fate of some of the world's women working in business, politics and the home.

Diane Eastabrook has been meeting with female executives struggling to climb the corporate ladder in the US.


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