Women in employment in India (95%), Brazil (94%) and China (92%) are more likely to be provided with professional development opportunities than women in Australia (80%), Germany (77%), the U.S. (75%) and the UK (72%).
Only slightly more than half of women overall (54%) have access to senior leaders who also function as mentors. Employed women in India lead the way with 81% having access to senior leaders who also function as a mentor. Globally, fewer respondents at the junior level report having a mentor than those in the C-suite – 56% and 76%, respectively.
Globally, the majority of women in the C-suite (71%) enjoy advocacy from a senior leader on their behalf. This suggests an opportunity for more advocacy at junior levels globally.