Women in business and management

Only 2 out of 10 companies have women as CEO in Argentina.

These and other data can be found in the report "Women in Business Management, a report on women entrepreneurs produced by the Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UN Women in the framework of the Win-Win project.

News | 16 July 2019
The report "Women in Business Management in Argentina" was presented on 15 July, with the participation of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) and the Industrial Union of the Province of Buenos Aires (UIPBA).

This report shows the results of a survey conducted among small, medium and large companies based in Argentina, both national and multinational. Some highlights of the report are:
- 57.8% of Argentine companies have female participation in their ownership.
- Only 2 out of 10 companies have women as CEOs.
- More than 50% of the companies that implemented diversity and gender equality initiatives stated that from them their financial benefits increased by more than 15%.

The report was published within the framework of the "Win-Win: Gender Equality is Good Business" programme, a joint initiative of the ILO and UN Women, funded by the European Union. The programme aims to promote gender equality and women's leadership in the business world. Currently, this initiative is implemented in six countries in Latin America and the Caribbean: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Uruguay.