GLASS CEILING

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the name for the invisible barrier that prevents able and ambitious women from rising to positions of authority in many organisations. See sex discrimination; sexism.

GLASS CEILING: "Lyn had reached the glass ceiling and was unable to go higher in the business."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GLASS CEILING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/glass-ceiling/ (accessed December 8, 2022).

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