Gender

See also:

____________________________________________________________________

General guidance

  • [PDF] "The Corporate Gender Gap Report 2010" - see survey questions on pg. 4, which the World Economic Forum says can "serve as a useful tool from which companies can design their own effective measures for reducing gender gaps"
    - Author and date: World Economic Forum, 2010

Sector / area - specific guidance

  • "HER project"
    - Author: Business for Social Responsibility.  "HERproject’s mission is to promote and catalyze sustainable partnerships in emerging economies to improve women workers’ general and reproductive health"

Guidance by companies

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

Story
11 May 2020

Jordan: ILO and Fafo issue an assessment of the Covid-19 impact on Jordanian and Syrian workers.

The International Labour Organization’s Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) and Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research (Oslo, Norway) have carried out an assessment to identify the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the most vulnerable workers...

See full story

Article
31 March 2020

Africa: Female farmers excluded from conversations that determine agricultural policies & laws

Author: Lewis Ndichu, China Daily

‘Africa's female farmers need better access to resources’ 1 April 2020...

Read more

Article
11 March 2020

So. Africa: Minerals Council launches campaign to end sexual harassment in mines

Author: Dineo Faku, Business Report (South Africa)

‘Campaign to end sexual violence in mines begins’ 5 March 2020...

Read more

Article
11 March 2020

Zimbabwe: Women raise concerns on myths that prohibit women from taking part in mining activities

Author: Mining Index (Zimbabwe)

‘A call to end myths that prohibit women from mining during their menstrual cycle – ZELA’ 11 March 2020...

Read more

Article
18 February 2020

Zimbabwe: Women still exploited and unsafe in the small scale mining industry

Author: Gibson Mhaka, Chronicle (Zimbabwe)

‘Gender inequality, health and safety of women in small-scale mining’ 18 February 2020...

Read more

Article
28 October 2019

Germany: Sexual harassment at work on the rise, finds new study urging businesses to intervene

Author: Deutsche Welle

"Sexual harassment on the rise in German workplace: study", 25 October 2019...

Read more

Article
4 September 2019

Lesotho: Women's rights alliance group pressures Taiwanese factory into pact to end gender-based sexual harassment & violence at its plants

Author: Mark Gruenberg, Peoplesworld (USA)

‘Groups force Lesotho clothing factories owner to end gender-based violence’ 3 September 2019...

Read more

Article
6 May 2019

Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal (IAPA) Journal opens call for papers on gender in impact assessment & management (due 30 Aug)

Author: Taylor & Francis Group

"Gender in impact assessment & management: a new special issue proposal from Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal", May 2019...

Read more

  • Related in-depth areas: Gender
Article
24 July 2014

日本:女性の活躍企業にもプラスになる 東京新聞社説

政府は、二〇二〇年までに管理職や研究者など指導的地位に占める女性の割合を30%にする目標を掲げる。女性の活躍の数値目標だが、掲げて既に十一年がたつ。目新しいものではないが、実態は昨年時点で国家公務員が3%ほど、民間でも7・5%だ。成長戦略では、国や自治体、民間にも目標設定やその達成に向けた自主行動計画の策定を求めた。これを推進するための新法をつくるという。企業に対しては有価証券報告書に女性役員比率の記載を義務付ける。これらに学童保育整備を合わせて促進策とした...

Read more

Article
14 August 2010

'Conflict minerals' finance gang rape in Africa

Author: Margot Wallström, UN special representative on sexual violence in conflict, in Guardian [UK]

What does the financial reform package recently signed into law in the US have to do with preventing mass rape in Africa? Quite a lot, it seems...Conflict minerals help finance fighting and sexual violence on an unprecedented scale in the Democratic...

Read more