stained-glass ceiling - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    stained-glass ceiling: the barriers that prevent women vicars in the Church of England from becoming bishops

    The Church of England’s dioceses, or regions, have voted in favour of consecrating female bishops, campaigners said on Sunday, clearing one hurdle in a long legislative battle to let women break through the “stained glass ceiling.”

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/02/2012