On 19 October 2020, the UN Women and FinDevCanada co-organized the "Investing in Gender Responsive Companies" event. The event was hosted by WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme and organized in support of Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs).
Author:UN Women and FinDevCanada
On 9 October 2020, the WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme organized the "Women's Leadership for Gender Equality" event to highlight the importance of women’s leadership and decision-making in society and the positive impact of gender parity on boards.
Women’s active participation and decision-making in the economy is crucial for long-term economic prosperity.
On 7 October 2020, WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme hosted the "Secure a Seat at the Table" learning session. Learners found out what are the key challenges to address and overcome for a true advancement in the workplace and the intersectionality in the workplace.
On 6 October 2020, the WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme hosted The Women's Empowerment Principle - A Framework to Empower Women in the Workplace, Marketplace and Community event.
This report presents key guiding frameworks and 38 illustrative policies and practices for companies to promote gender equality at work, with focus on five key areas:
1. Achievement of equal pay for work of equal value;
Author:ILO, EU and UN Women
Publisher:ILO, EU and UN Women
This guidance note forms part of a toolkit to help companies implement the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs). It shows that investing in family-friendly policies, such as parental, maternity and paternity leave, make business sense and benefit both employers and employees.
The Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) provide a framework to help companies of all sizes deepen their commitment to gender equality in the workplace, marketplace and community.