Tag Archives: Gender

Measuring Digital Development: Facts and Figures 2019

Measuring digital development: Facts and figures 2019, the first publication in ITU’s new Measuring digital development series, offers a snapshot of the most important ICT indicators, including estimates for the current year. Latest figures show that while Internet use continues to spread, the digital gender gap is also growing. More effective action is urgently needed …
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Buenas Prácticas para la gestión de la igualdad, la diversidad y la mejora de la competitividad en la empresa

Do Spanish companies promote gender diversity and equal opportunities between men and women? A report by IESE’s Carmina Roca and Rafael Pich-Aguilera Women and Leadership Chair, based on a survey of the Spanish Association of Executives and Counselors, shows that there is still plenty of room for improvement. To access the full report, visit the IESE …
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Women in the Food Industry

The food industry continues to be a booming sector in the United States that faces a contradiction between the leaders of the industry and those who make the purchasing decisions. Women account for the vast majority of food-purchasing decisions in the United States and also make up almost half the entry-level workforce in the food industry, …
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Women in Law Firms

Law firms have many of the right policies and programs in place to improve gender diversity, but more can be done to translate stated commitments into measurable outcomes. The survey by Mckinsey finds that law firms are taking important steps to increase gender equality. The report is available from the McKinsey website.

Gender Equality at Work

The World Bank has just published “Gender at Work.” The report highlights the need for coordinated actions to advance equal opportunities for women in the world of work. According to the study, women are more economically excluded that men, and trends suggest that in the last 20 years women’s labor participation has dismissed, dropping from …
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Global Employment Trends for Women 2009

The International Labour Office (ILO) has launched a new report evaluating the impact of the global financial crisis on women in the world of work. The report, titled “Global Employment Trends for Women 2009“, provides an update on the projected impact of the economic crisis from a gender perspective based on the latest data on …
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