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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:Public Policy

Language: English
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:Public Policy

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

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Category:Public Policy

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

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Languages: English French
The Act on the Promotion of Female Participation and Career Advancement in the Workplace

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Japan: The Act on the Promotion of Female Participation and Career Advancement in the Workplace

In Japan, women’s participation in the workplace has been underpinned by law since it entered into force on 1 April 2016. Legislation requires public and private sector companies to measure gender diversity-related data, create action plans to address gaps, and disclose this information.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:Public Policy

Language: English
italy public policy case study

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Italy: The Gender Parity Law

The Gender Parity Law was passed in 2011 and has had a major impact on board compositions of public companies in Italy, dramatically increasing women’s representation on boards.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:Public Policy

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

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Category:Case Study

Languages: English French
WEPs Action Card EXHW

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WEPs Action Card - Tackling Sexual Harassment in the World of Work

This Action Card gives a snapshot at the recommendations for tackling sexual harassment in the workplace and achieving gender equality. 

Author:UN Women, as part of the WE EMPOWER-G7 Programme

Publisher:UN Women, as part of the WE EMPOWER-G7 Programme

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Category:WEPs Guidance

Language: English
WEPs Learn

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WEPs Learn

WEPs Learn strives to equip women with new skills, capacities and characteristics to succeed in the digital economy and labour market.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:Video and Event

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