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Hub report – How to engage men in gender equality

October 25, 2016

The JUMP Hub is the network of corporate diversity officers dedicated to the exchange of best practices on gender equality at work.
The 29th October 2015, this Hub session brought together 5 speakers and 30 participants from 23 companies reflecting a diversity of industry sectors, experience and perspectives. The focus of the event was how to engage men […]

How To Make Your Engaging Men Efforts A Success

Ilya Bonic from MARC
October 25, 2016

Engaging men at a deep and genuine level is critical to success in the journey towards greater diversity. To this end, I wanted to share my experience in running a breakthrough internal event at Mercer that I hope others can learn from.
In April this year I hosted a series of “Men Matter” calls on the […]

Pack your Bags: Why you might want to get ahead by going abroad

Melissa J. Anderson & Rebecca S. Caum from The Glass Hammer
October 25, 2016

According to research by Mercer, the majority of companies worldwide were expected to increase both long and short-term international assignments. The research also told us that men have typically fulfilled these assignments. Global HR consultants Caroline Kersten and Sapna Welsh, the authors of Worldly Women—The New Leadership Profile, affirmed that the need for women to […]

What Men Really Think About Workplace Gender Bias

Romy Newman from The Huffington Post
October 24, 2016

“It’s a problem, just not where I work.”
In the past few years, American corporations have increased their focus on attracting and retaining talented women to build gender diversity. Companies tout everything from diversity targets to enhanced maternity leave to bias training toflying nannies. Many leadership experts, such as Harvard Business School Professor of Leadership John […]

Do you really need an Executive Coach?

October 20, 2016

Are you getting the right amount of feedback? Do you have a career navigation plan? Do you know your levels of emotional intelligence? Do your values and how you want to live your life match up with your job demands? Are you stuck in the same old job? If you answer any of these questions […]

Pour les Femmes Prévoyantes Socialistes et Vie Féminine, le Gouvernement attaque à nouveau les droits des femmes

October 20, 2016

Les femmes représentent la moitié de la population soit une personne sur deux. Mais une fois de plus, nous représentons aussi la moitié dérisoire sur laquelle le gouvernement Michel  a décidé de faire peser une bonne partie de ses mesures d’austérité. Car si nous avons pu croire un moment que les femmes étaient juste les […]

Help! Ik zoek een werkgever die bij mij past! 5 tips om een goede selectie te maken door

Karin Cammaerts from Passion for Work
October 19, 2016

Help! Ik zoek een werkgever die bij me past! Karin Cammaerts geeft je 5 tips.
Dagelijks begeleiden we mensen bij het maken van bewuste loopbaankeuzes. Dit doen we vanuit de filosofie van Personal Branding. Je leest hierover meer in het gratis eBook Personal Branding, waarvan je de meest recente versie in bijlage vindt. Een veel terugkerende […]

« T’es qui toi pour que je te demande ton avis ? »

Marie-Hélène Le Ny from 50/50 Magazine
October 19, 2016

Un jour Adrienne Yabouza a pris la parole ! Elle a commencé à raconter ce que vivaient les femmes modestes, celles qui sont peu ou pas instruites et dont personne ne parle. Elle a mis des mots sur leurs souffrances et sur les injustices qui leur sont faites quotidiennement. La première étant de n’être pas considérées, […]

Feminist Think Tank – Ending violence against women: The Istanbul Convention and beyond

October 17, 2016

[ 16 November 2016; 18 h 30 min to 20 h 00 min. ] Gender five plus, the first European Feminist Think Tank, would like to invite you to join us for a presentation and discussion on the Istanbul Convention and beyond.

The event will take place in the European Parliament, Rue Wiertz, 1040 Brussels (Room ASP A1G2).

Although there is tangible progress on gender equality in the European Union, fundamental […]

Temporelles 2016 – Beau temps pour les femmes ?

October 17, 2016

[ 17 November 2016 8 h 30 min to 18 November 2016 13 h 30 min. ] Les Temporelles 2016 : Beau Temps pour les Femmes ? Les politiques temporelles au prisme de l’égalité femmes/hommes.

Prendre en compte l’évolution des rythmes de vie et de travail, leur accélération et leur éclatement dans les politiques publiques et dans les services privés en visant une meilleure coordination entre emplois du temps des populations et temps urbains, en étudiant […]