Sunday, May 27, 2012

Is the glass ceiling lifting there too?


Who would've thought that the Mexican Drug Cartels were this progressive?

Equal Opportunity Employers!

Women on the rise in Mexican drug cartels

The high mortality rate in Mexico's drug war has seen women progress quickly in the shadowy underworld of the cartels and they are increasingly taking on key management roles, a new book says.

"Female Bosses of Narco-Traffic," by Arturo Santamaria, a researcher at the Autonomous University of the State of Sinaloa, traces the ascent of women in drug trafficking organizations.

"The narco-traffickers will become stronger as a result of this," wrote Santamaria. "They will be more difficult to fight because the women appear to be acting smarter."

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