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Equality for women at work is decades away in Britain, according to a study released Monday that found just 6 percent of chief executives at leading companies are female, with representation in some sectors going backwards.

Men still dominate positions of power across politics, the law, media, sports and other key sectors, according to the study by the women’s rights group Fawcett Society, with women from ethnic minority backgrounds particularly underrepresented.

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