Gender quotas are not the solution to imbalance in politics or business, according to the founder of the international Women's Executive Network (WXN).
Pam Jeffery, who was in Dublin last week for the organisation's first Irish awards ceremony, said there were "other, real ways" to bring about change.
"I don't like quotas," she said. "I acknowledge the fact that they help numbers, but although imposing balance in a statistical way is measurable, it's less meaningful...
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