Is Estonia really a Nordic country? The Female Factor

  • 2009-10-01
  • By Anna-Maria Galojan
Some years ago the then-foreign minister of Estonia made headlines by asking "Who the are the Balts?" Later on he became the country's president! This shocking phrase raised the real question, one of identity - are Estonians Baltic or Nordic? In this context it is interesting to examine the female factor. For instance, Latvia has twice elected the same woman president. Lithuania has a woman as president now. Whither Estonia? Let us look at statistics from Stanford Keys. Nordic countries have the largest number of women on boards of directors 's they are on 20.5 percent of compan...
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