How to Advance Gender Equality in the Workplace, Marketplace and the Community

Overview

Despite the robust business case for gender equality, we are still 202 years away from economic parity between men and women. Women continue to be paid approximately 20% less than men, and the percentage of women in leadership and senior roles is declining. Yet, women’s inclusion drives development, and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires for the world to rapidly move towards gender equality. This e-learning tool will help you understand why and how businesses can promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and the community. It covers how companies can use the Women’s Empowerment Principles and the Gender Gap Analysis Tool to survey and analyze current practices, benchmarks and reporting procedures.  

By completing this session and related learning materials, you will learn about:

  • The comprehensive business case for gender equality in the workplace, marketplace and community

  • Why and how to use the Women’s Empowerment Principles to tailor existing policies and programmes, or establish new ones, to advance women’s empowerment

  • Utilize the Gender Gap Analysis Tool to assess companies’ strategic approach to gender equality and guide future actions