|Zhang Xin at the World Economic Forum|
Yes, there are still areas were women are still yet to break into as exemplified by the shameful way Helena Costa was treated at Clermont Foot in what was the first time a woman to manage a professional male side. But the progress has been tremendous. We have Christine Lagarde leading the IMF. We have Hilary Clinton gunning to become the president of the United States. We have the likes of Zhang Xin, Sheryl Sandberg and Folorunsho Alakija leading and coordinating multi-billion dollar businesses. We can go on and on and on.
|Saudi women were allowed to vote and be voted for in 2015|
It is indisputable that a lot of progress have been made as regards gender equality that we are beginning to take these progress for granted. In Zhang Xin's own words, "While there remains a long way to go to reach parity, it’s worth taking stock of the small victories too."