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English term or phrase:glass ceiling
Hebrew translation:תקרת זכוכית
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12:38 Feb 3, 2009
English to Hebrew translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Additional field(s): Human Resources, Management
English term or phrase: glass ceiling
Definition from inmotionmagazine.com:
Glass ceilings are the artificial barriers that deny women and minorities the opportunity to advance within their careers

Example sentence(s):
  • Even before The Wall Street Journal coined the term "glass ceiling" 20 years ago, researchers debated why women seldom reach the highest ranks in business. Forbes.com
  • "Although we weren't able to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling this time, it's got about 18 million cracks in it," Hillary Clinton told a huge rally of supporters at the National Building Museum in Washington. smh.com.au
  • The potential is there for women to achieve an equal footing with men, but the social mores and male attitudes make an effective barrier to women rising above a certain point; this tendency brings to mind a glass ceiling. Feminism and Women's Studies
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תקרת זכוכית
"תקרת הזכוכית" הוא כינוי לאפליה סמויה של קבוצה דמוגרפית מסוימת, המתבטאת במחסום בלתי נראה ("תקרת זכוכית") לקידומם המקצועי של בני הקבוצה המופלית לרעה
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תקרת זכוכית

Definition from Wikipedia:
"תקרת הזכוכית" הוא כינוי לאפליה סמויה של קבוצה דמוגרפית מסוימת, המתבטאת במחסום בלתי נראה ("תקרת זכוכית") לקידומם המקצועי של בני הקבוצה המופלית לרעה

Example sentence(s):
  • בשנות ה-90 נולד המושג "תקרת זכוכית" אשר בא להסביר מדוע נשים אינן מתקדמות לתפקידים בכירים, על-אף שלכאורה יש שוויון מלא בין נשים וגברים - Kedma  
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