Female IMF employees fire back at New York Times

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In an open letter to the New York Times, 679 female International Monetary Fund (IMF) employees have blasted the newspaper's depiction of the Fund as "a sharp-elbowed place ruled by alpha male economists".

"We – a group of women at the International Monetary Fund ranging from administrative assistants to department heads – do not recognise the picture of the IMF painted in your article. We feel insulted by your description of our workplace," said the letter, which the New York Times printed on

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