How can we promote gender equality in the workplace?
Apeksha Potdar
Tuesday, 07 June 2022 / Published in Blogs
Think about it, if cis male leaders are simply called “leaders”, why are women called “women leaders”? Women make up roughly half of the population worldwide. Yet, UN data shows from 2019 shows no signs of gender equality in workplaces. Women hold only 28% of the managerial positions, which has remained consistent since 1995. The numbers
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Thursday, 20 February 2020 / Published in Fact-On!
You know it is a cruel joke when having a job does not mean that you will be free of poverty. “1 in 5 workers worldwide will either be living in extreme poverty or moderate poverty”, says the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in its recent report World Employment and Social Outlook, Trends 2020. If we truly want the earth’s future to work for everyone, we will need to
Neha Singh
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 / Published in Blogs
Swiss Learning Exchange was in the Female Quotient Lounge, Davos when the session on Academia was going on.   Academia can play a critical role in building a sustainable and cohesive world – a fact reiterated at the Female Quotient Lounge, at Davos. Especially when it comes to instilling the values of sustainability and reducing inequalities
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 / Published in Blogs
With such an attractive opportunity presented to private companies, will SDG 5 (gender equality) be the first to be achieved by 2030? Well if you are like me and you got optimistic seeing this figure, I have some bad news for you. To close the gender equality gap, it is going to take us more
Prajeeth Sitherasenan
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 / Published in Blogs
A common dialogue surrounding sustainable development goals (SDGs) is promoting the use of clean and renewable energy. However, there are 17 SDGs and bringing affordable and clean energy is only one of them. While the world has made great progress in achieving this SDG, it seems to have lost momentum on other critical goals such as ending world