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   Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women.

Violence Against Women During COVID-19 - One Year On & 100 Papers – Research

SVRI Update 15 April 2021

Violence Against Women and Children During COVID-19 - One Year On and 100 Papers In: A Fourth Research Round Up - Center For Global Development  - cgdev.org - 10 pages

Bourgault, S., Peterman, A., O'Donnell, M. (2021). Violence against women and children during COVID-19 – one year on and 100 papers in: A fourth research round up: In this paper, the authors take stock of an increasingly diverse set of new studies linking violence against women and children to COVID-19 and associated pandemic response measures. [Source: Center for Global Development].

vawc-fourth-roundup.pdf (cgdev.org)

Source: WUNRN – 25.04.2021

 

 

How Companies Can Guard Against Gender Fatigue

How companies can guard against gender fatigue | McKinsey

By Dominic Barton and Lareina Yee

Show you are serious about basics such as mentoring and work–life flexibility—then hold yourself accountable.

Most of the corporate world has set a bold aspiration to achieve equality for women in the workplace. Ninety percent of US companies in our latest research, for example, say they are “very committed” to this goal, and just about all of them are taking action.

It’s also obvious that we’re still in the early stages of the journey: Currently, just 20 percent of C-suite executives in the United States are female. Although that figure is inching up—from 19 percent a year ago—more than one CEO has confided to us, “We’re implementing all the best practices, but the numbers aren’t moving fast enough, and I’m worried about maintaining the energy we need to keep going.”

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Mobilise Against Sexisim

With the support of the Council of Europe, EWL has launched a collaborative project to raise awareness on sexism with their members from Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, and Spain.

https://womenlobby.org/Sexism

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The Project

20 April 2021 - In March 2019, the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers adopted the Recommendation CM/Rec(2019)1 on Preventing and Combating Sexism. It is a comprehensive catalogue of measures both to prevent and to condemn sexism, calling for specific action in specific areas: language and communications; internet and social media; media, advertising and other communication methods; workplace, public sector; justice sector, education institutions, culture and sport; and the private sphere.

The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) has over the years taken the position that sexism reinforced by gender stereotypes is one of the factors that runs counter to achieving gender equality and the full recognition of women’s rights. Despite the progress achieved in recent years, there is not a single country in the world where women are not exposed to the threat or reality of acts of male violence in every single area of their lives.

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