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Women choosing to stay at home? There’s more to this than “lifestyle choices”

Comments like Kevin Roberts' "absolve any responsibility on the part of the employer"

By Jessica Abrahams  

Former Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi ©Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

This week it was announced that the Chairman of one of the world’s leading advertising agencies will resign over comments he made about the representation of women in the upper echelons of business. In an interview with Business Insider last week, Kevin Roberts, Executive Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, had denied that sex discrimination is a problem in the advertising industry, arguing that if women are absent…

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