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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
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

Power of Working Together

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The Power of Working Together

On 10 December, the WE EMPOWER-G7 Programme hosted a virtual high-level Forum convening G7-EU stakeholder that focus on women’s economic empowerment and responsible business conduct, including WEPs signatories.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:Video and Event

A Forerunner in Sustainability Management and SDGs Reporting

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A Forerunner in Sustainability Management and SDGs Reporting

This Leaders in Action piece follows the journey of the founder of Cre-en Inc., Ayako Sonoda. Cre-en Inc. is a Japanese business consulting firm specializing in sustainability management and SDGs reporting. 

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Language: Japanese
Women's Leadership Development at a Global Scale

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Women's Leadership Development at a Global Scale

Capgemini, a company focused in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering saw a specific need to promote more women into leadership roles.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:Case Study

Languages: English French
The Power Of Partnerships

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The Power of Partnerships for Achieving Gender Equality

“ … Governments, the international community and civil society, including non-governmental organizations and the private sector, are called upon to take strategic action in the [12] critical areas of concern.” – Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:Video and Event

#WeLearn: Is Entrepreneurship for You?

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#WeLearn: Is Entrepreneurship for You?

On 2 December 2020, the WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme hosted "#WeLearn: Is Entrepreneurship for You?" learning session.

Author:UN Women and WomenWill Programme

Publisher:UN Women and WomenWill Programme

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Category:Video and Event

Shifting Culture to Boost Gender Equality

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Shifting Culture to Boost Gender Equality

Banco Santander, a global financial services company based in Spain considers diversity and inclusion a priority. Read this case study to learn more about the company's gender equality action plan. 

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:Case Study

Language: English

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