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A Holistic and Gender-Balanced Approach to Health and Well-Being

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A Holistic and Gender-Balanced Approach to Health and Well-Being

Read this case study with Schneider Electric to learn how the company sees equal access to health care and well-being as vital for all women and men employees.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:Case studies

Language: English
Principle 1: High-Level Corporate Leadership

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Principle 1: High-Level Corporate Leadership

This video explains how CEO’s and the executive team can define the goals and targets for implementing the WEPs; and make the Principles part of the corporate sustainability strategy, day-to-day operations and organizational culture.

Copyright: WEPs Secretariat

Author:WEPs Secretariat

Publisher:WEPs Secretariat

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Category:WEPs Implementation

This is a screenshot of the introductory note to the WEPs news update. Being the last news update for 2020 it features our WEPs logo in black followed by a graphic with fireworks and the text 'Happy New Year'.

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WEPs Bulletin Issue 8: Happy Holidays from the WEPs team

Author:WEPs Secretariat

Publisher:WEPs Secretariat 2020

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Category:Bulletins

Language: English
Film Screening with Mastercard and Women’s Empowerment Principles team at UN Women

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Film Screening with Women Entrepreneurs and Film Producers

On 18 November, Mastercard and WEPs team at UN Women organized an exclusive, virtual documentary film screening and panel discussion showcasing the perseverance and passion of female entrepreneurs and to celebrate their stories and impact.

Author:UN Women and Mastercard

Publisher:UN Women and Mastercard

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Category:WEPs Implementation

Creating Fair and Equal Workplaces

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Creating Fair and Equal Workplaces

On 14 December 2020, the UN Women and the UN Global Compact in Denmark co-hosted the "Creating Fair and Equal Workplaces" event with participation of Nordic companies. 

Author:UN Women and UN Global Compact in Denmark

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Implementation

Working Hours and Part-Time and Fixed-Term Employment Acts

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Germany: Working Hours and Part-Time and Fixed-Term Employment Acts

Working hours in Germany have been regulated by law since 1994 when the Government introduced the Working Hours Act on 6 June to safeguard workers from long working hours and to ensure ade- quate periods of rest and breaks.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:Case studies

Language: English
Committee of Advertising Practice Rules Against Gender Stereotyping

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United Kingdom: Committee of Advertising Practice Rules Against Gender Stereotyping

New rules aimed at curbing gender stereotyping in advertisement were introduced by the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) in the United Kingdom in June 2019.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

Date:

Category:Case studies

Language: English
Act for the Freedom to Choose One's Future Occupation

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France: Act for the Freedom to Choose One's Future Occupation

The Freedom to Choose One’s Future Occupation law was enacted in France on 5 September 2018, and it requires companies to ensure equal pay for work of equal value.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:Case studies

Language: English
Developing an Online Learning Community for Women

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Developing an Online Learning Community for Women

Avon is a global social selling beauty company, headquarted in the United Kingdom, that launched Avon Connect, an online learning and community platform in May 2019.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

Date:

Category:Case studies

Language: English
Innovation and Social Design for a Global Impact

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Innovation and Social Design for a Global Impact

This Leaders in Action piece follows the journey of PATHFINDER co-founders Jessica van Thiel and Shivani Singh. PATHFINDER works with business, academia and policymakers to find innovative solutions in sustainable development.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

Date:

Category:WEPs Leaders

Language: English

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