Women In the Workplace: Then Vs. Now

1980 vs. Today: The workplace is largely unequal, but gender equality in the workplace is the best it’s ever been. With millennial women leading the charge, there’s no telling what another 30 years will bring! Today: 19% of C-level execs[2] 24% of senior vice presidents 27% of vice presidents 35% of directors 40% of managers 53% of entry level positions Are women.. But there are still barriers to women’s workplace advancement Women make $.77 for every $1 a man … [Read more...]

Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), a new standard

A new statistical standard to measure sustainable development The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), an international standard on statistics, was recently agreed among UN Member States, and is currently being implemented. The aim of this standard is to report on the interrelationships between the economy, the environment and the society through clear, concise and coherent statistics and indicators.Image: DESA Statistics Division The SEEA became a statistical standard in … [Read more...]

ILO: Greater gender equality in politics is good news for the world of work

ILO’s gender policy specialist welcomes recent achievements on gender equality in politics but says more needs to be done including in the world of work. "We take another step towards globalizing social progress when we champion gender equality as a matter of rights and social justice, as well as efficiency and good business sense"Juan Somavía, ILO Director-General GENEVA (ILO News) – The Director of the ILO Bureau of Gender Equality says that progress that has been made lately in … [Read more...]

Live a Life in Gratitude and Generosity, Angela Neik

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Adele Butler is Taking Action!

The War Against Womanhood 'Breast ironing' is not only a term, it is really a hot iron used thinking the breast will flatten ...Stones are heated on scorching flames and are massaged rigorously to limp a girl's firm nipples and flatten her breasts. Other common tools include bananas, coconut shells, spatulas and hammers heated over a blistering fire. Just recently I read about a practice in Cameroon which deeply disturbed me. In the privacy of their homes and behind closed doors, … [Read more...]

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