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Les hommes doivent ils avoir peur de l’égalité ?

Jean-Michel Monnot
June 21, 2016
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Commençons par le « côté obscur » de la réponse : oui, les hommes vont perdre quelque chose si notre monde progresse vers plus de mixité. Ils vont perdre un peu de pouvoir, puisqu’ils vont devoir partager. Et alors ?
Je suis un homme, et je ne me reconnais pas dans ce portrait-robot qui ferait de moi une machine exclusivement […]

Rethinking What Masculinity Means at the Office

Avivah Wittenberg-Cox from hbr.org
June 21, 2016
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“I didn’t really identify with this group or this culture at all,” said a man in a recent leadership development session I was running. He was standing among a group of male colleagues, to discuss what it was like to be a man today. “I really don’t like the jockeying for position, the loud voices, […]

Mixité dans le numérique : un mouvement en marche, mais à améliorer

Emmanuelle Larroque from journaldunet.com
June 21, 2016
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D’ici 5 ans, le Forum économique mondial envisage une perte nette de 5 millions d’emplois. Les femmes seront les plus impactées, car elles sont peu représentées dans les métiers qui créeront des emplois, en premier lieu le numérique. Il est donc crucial de s’engager pour la mixité dans le numérique .
Selon le Forum économique mondial (janvier […]

Female entrepreneurship – a personal view from Belgium

Véronique Bockstal from linkedin.com
June 20, 2016
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#BigIdeas2016 – As one of the ‘not so young’ female company founders in Belgium, I warmly welcome any (!) initiative trying to put female (co-)founders, starters and leaders in the spotlight. Female entrepreneur role models spontaneously coming to mind remain far too scarce. This can easily be explained by the fact that broadcast & business media […]

Transports : bientôt plus de femmes aux commandes ?

Valérie Detemmerman from traconference.eu
May 23, 2016
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S’il existe un secteur professionnel où les femmes se comptent sur les doigts de la main, c’est bien celui des transports. En Europe, 22% des travailleurs du secteur sont des femmes. Et plus on monte dans la hiérarchie, plus elles se font rares.
La « Transport Research Arena », qui s’est tenue à Varsovie du 18 au […]

Supplique à Madame le Directeur

May 23, 2016
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Chère Madame le directeur,
 
J’ai beaucoup hésité avant de vous écrire, un peu par timidité, mais surtout parce que je me disais que je risquais de me me mêler de choses qui ne me regardent pas. Et puis ce matin, j’ai changé d’avis. : le respect de l’identité de chacun est l’affaire de tous, il est donc […]

We need nuanced solutions to business’ gender challenge

Mandy Coalter from hrmagazine.co.uk
May 23, 2016
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Solutions to gender inequality in business are simple in concept but tricky in implementation
I recently asked my four-year-old son what he wants to be when he grows up. His reply surprised me: ‘A daddy’. ‘And what job would you like to do?’ I enquired. ‘I could work half the week,’ he said, ‘and then look […]

How male managers can spread equality

Alison Maitland from alisonmaitland.com
April 14, 2016
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In private conversations, middle managers are often referred to as “the permafrost” or “the concrete layer”. They are an unloved group, who are blamed for a multitude of organizational failures. Among these is the failure to implement all those good intentions of senior leaders to increase the number of women at the top of organisations.
Since […]

I’m going to say it out loud finally! “Mama Mafia, treat me like a person, not a failed woman”

April 14, 2016
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I don’t have kids. I don’t want kids. I’m not sterile. I do have (great) sex with my husband. I’m not trying and failing to have kids. I don’t want IVF.
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But above all I don’t want sympathetic looks from the Mama Mafia, as if I somehow don’t have the brain cells to know […]

My Workshop On Gender Privilege

Terry Howard from onthemarc.org
April 14, 2016
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WARNING: What follows isn’t for the faint of heart. It could even be hazardous to your health and may provoke a range of possible reactions, including shock, anger, and a few choice four-letter words. Luckily by the time you finish reading this, I’ll have been whisked off under heavy guard to one of multiple safe […]