Case Study: Involving Top Management Levels in shaping the Gender Diversity agenda

If you feel you need to reshape your Gender Diversity strategy and want to make sure top management is not only on board but actively engaged, why don’t you run workshops on the business case & strategy design with your first levels? One large country organisation of a global firm did that and received detailed input and lists of active supporters with whom they proceed. Continue reading

Consolidated online resource for European gender data: Excellent policy data, weak for D&I

The European Union’s Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) has introduced a new online resource for Gender Statistics. It aims at serving as a comprehensive knowledge centre for gender statistics on various aspects of (in)equality between women and men. Initial tests show that the focus of the database is more on general demographics and public policy concerns than on employment or management.

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Veranstaltungstipp „Echte Kerle – Sexy Ladies“

In einer komplexen Welt scheinen sich Menschen über feste Orientierungen zu freuen. So finden klare Geschlechterrollen Zuspruch in den Medien und die Werbung nutzt „echte Kerle und sexy Ladies“ gerne, um Aufmerksamkeit zu schaffen oder Marken emotional aufzuladen. Die Schablonenhaftigkeit und mehr noch die Zur-Schau-Stellung spezifischer männlicher oder weiblicher Merkmale und dezidierter, häufig allzu enger (Geschlechter) Rollen ist jedoch vielen ein Dorn im Auge.

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European Parliament increases pressure on the European Commission to update their gender equality strategy

The European Commission must table a communication on a new strategy for gender equality and women’s rights 2016-2020 as soon as possible and deliver on its political commitments, Members of the European Parliament say in a recent resolution. It is the latest visible element of a discussion the two EU bodies have had for a while.

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