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U.K. parliament launches new inquiry into sexism and misogyny in the City

By Kalyeena Makortoff

14 Jul 2023 · 2 min read

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  1. A U.K. parliamentary committee is reopening an inquiry into sexism and misogyny in the financial industry following a spate of scandals in the City of London.

A parliamentary committee is renewing an inquiry into sexism and misogyny in the City after a spate of sexual harassment allegations rocked the business world.

MPs on the influential Treasury committee said the new inquiry would examine the barriers faced by women in financial services, and determine whether meaningful progress had been made since its last investigation in 2018 raised concerns over the gender pay gap, stigmas against working mothers, and an “alpha male” culture.

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