Norway Requires Boards to Have 40% Women

What a stupid way to work for gender equality in the boardroom.

Link: Men Chafe as Norway Ushers Women Into Boardroom – New York Times.

On the first day of this year – and in the teeth of strenuous opposition from many Norwegian businessmen – Norway’s leftist government put into effect one of the more radical attempts to achieve sexual equality: requiring that in the next two years 40 percent of the board members of the nation’s large, publicly traded private companies be women.

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