UN Women

Everyone Stands to Gain When More Women take Top Positions in Businesses

06 Mar 2018

The cost of not allowing women to contribute in the same way as men is too great, not only for companies, but for society as a whole.
Since women make up half of the population of our region, it would make sense for them to have a similar representation in the different sectors of society. … Read more

Making the Business Case for Gender Equality

28 Feb 2018 by Achim Steiner and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

                                                                  Gender bias remains a significant obstacle to global progress. Photo: UNDP Peru
Empowering women and girls is key to achieving all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. At the moment, however, gender bias remains a significant obstacle to global progress; this prejudice is particularly acute in the workplace. … Read more

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