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Why aren’t more women at the top in business and the media? It may simply be that the demands of a high-pressure career are incompatible with family life

21st May, 2011
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In 1898, British journalist Arnold Bennett - who would go on to become a celebrated novelist - published a guide for women journalists.

The second chapter of his pamphlet, which is still available to download free online, is entitled ‘Imperfections of the existing Woman-Journalist’.

‘‘Is there any sexual reason why a woman should be a less accomplished journalist than a man?” he wondered. ‘‘I can find none.” And yet he suffered from no such...

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