Large majorities of men and women acknowledged that many men in power likely do not want to be joined in the C-suite by women. (Photo: iStock)

Gender stereotypes are alive and well and play a role in perpetuating the persistent gender pay gap.

A majority of women (60 percent) believe gender stereotypes affect their careers, lives or both, according to a survey of 9,000 male and female workers by Unilever. The employees come from eight different countries: The United Kingdom, Turkey, India, Brazil, Argentina, Kenya, Indonesia and the United States.

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