The backlash effect

A Lack of Confidence Isn’t What’s Holding Back Working Women

This much we know: There’s a wide and stubborn gender gap, both in terms of pay and leadership opportunities. What we still can’t figure out are the causes. Some argue that inflexible workplaces are to blame. Others point to sexist cultural norms and even outright discrimination. While the truth is probably a combination of all these factors, and more, another theory has gained ground in recent years. ….[READ]