45% of women in games think their gender dents prospects

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45 per cent of women employed in the UK game industry have said they have experienced barriers to career progression due to their gender, according to new research.

Next Gen Skills Academy's Gender Balance survey, in which 40 per cent of women in the UK game industry took part, also revealed that a third of women had witnessed bullying or harassment in the workplace.

42 women said they had experienced bullying or harassment from someone in a position of authority. 84 per cent of respondents however cited good practice when it came to gender balance and inclusion at work.

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