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Norway started the movement in 2003 with a 40% female quota for corporate boards, and since then countries like Spain, Israel, Kenya, Portugal, and Germany have followed suit with their own quotas.
INDIA’S GENDER QUOTA FOR BOARDS OF DIRECTORS LED TO A TROUBLING TRENDCLAIRE ZILLMANFEBRUARY 9, 2021FORTUNE
His findings encouraged Congress to set quotas to limit the immigration of so-called “inferior” national groups from places like Russia, Poland and Italy.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STANDARDIZED TESTINGVALERIE STRAUSSFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sudan received more people in three weeks from Tigray than the United States is willing to take as its quota of refugees in a year.
ETHIOPIA’S UNFOLDING HUMANITARIAN CRISIS, EXPLAINED BY A TOP AID OFFICIALJEN KIRBYDECEMBER 3, 2020VOX
If you don’t meet that quota, they’re gonna get you out of there.
WHAT ONE OF AMAZON’S BIGGEST CRITICS THINKS THE FUTURE OF THE RETAIL INDUSTRY MEANS FOR WORKERSSHIRIN GHAFFARYDECEMBER 3, 2020VOX
Still, one of the biggest worries about board quotas—that directorships will go to “token” women who are under-qualified—didn’t materialize.
WILL NASDAQ’S BOARD DIVERSITY PUSH WORK? CANADA PROVIDES SOME CLUESCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERDECEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
The EU is unrealistic, and the zonal attachment would still give the EU a quota.
A FINE KETTLE: HOW FISHING BECAME THE ISSUE THAT COULD SINK A POST-BREXIT U.K.-EU TRADE DEALJEREMY KAHNOCTOBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
She was on fire—even suggesting quotas may be needed to solve the problem.
ARE DIVERSITY QUOTAS A PUNISHMENT FOR FAILURE?ALAN MURRAYSEPTEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
But we could not, because, once we had given a fair quota to the left, there was not enough stuff in our lockers for the right.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
Every pantry, turkey-roost, and hog-pen in the dear old State was called upon to furnish its quota for the feast.
REMINISCENCES OF THE GUILFORD GRAYS, CO. B., 27TH N.C. REGIMENTJOHN A. SLOAN
His guests were always ready to laugh at his words and add their quota to the sum of vituperation.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS

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