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Closing the pandemic-generated gender gap
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Closing the pandemic-generated gender gap

Job losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have disproportionately affected women, reversing worldwide progress towards gender equality. In just 1 year, the projected time to achieving it has increased from 99.5 to 135.6 years. However, a recent World Economic Forum report suggests solutions.

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Source: World Economic Forum
5 ways for organisations to achieve gender equity
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5 ways for organisations to achieve gender equity

A move to skills-based talent practices has the potential to be an incredible leveller. It could change the way organisations hire, develop, pay and promote talent. Greater access to talent offers one of the few tangible opportunities to ensure cognitive and cultural diversity on critical projects.

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Source: The World Economic Forum
Smart energy systems
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Innovations addressing the needs of women

Research indicates how energy innovations that ignore the gendered nature of domestic chores can undermine the ability of new policies to achieve more flexibility. Considering gender when designing such innovations is therefore crucial to avoid reinforcing income inequalities.

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Source: The Conversation
Workplaces of the future
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Improving diversity, equity and inclusion for all

Technology can be biased. But it can also help companies to improve inclusion and diversity in their workplaces and boost their bottom lines. COVID-19 has given an opportunity to shape the workplace of the future by blending technological tools with human-centric approaches.

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Source: World Economic Forum
From the frontline
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10 lessons learned for a gender-equal world

Pandemics affect women and men differently and worsen inequalities for girls and women. Women Deliver, the global advocate for women’s rights, recommends 10 actions as part of COVID-19 response and recovery efforts to build a more gender-equal world.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Increasing inclusivity
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More creative women needed in engineering

Women represent half of the world’s population. And yet, far fewer women are involved in developing innovative solutions. Attracting more women in engineering benefits everyone by increasing the potential to create solutions that allow us all to live better lives.

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Source: World Economic Forum