Understanding Gender-Related Terminology
SDG 5.5.2 – The Status of Workplace Gender Inclusion at Managerial Positions
“What gets measured gets managed”, (V. F. Ridgway). For Ireland’s labour force, what proportion of those in managerial positions are women? The UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5, gender empowerment, has two indicators for leadership in economic life, the first for team leadership/management overall, and the second for senior and middle management.=> LEARN ABOUT THE GENDER MIX IN MANAGERIAL POSITIONS
Gender Gaps In the Irish Technology Sector
€12,035 – the Gender Pay Gap in Irish Tech, 2022
€10,000 – the Gender Pay Gap in #IrishTech, 2018
Approximately 16,000 information and communications firms employ 119,000 people in Ireland (CSO, 2019). And of course, many firms in other sectors also have IT operations staff supporting the business. After manufacturing, the ICT sector generates the highest value added.
This is a profitable and wealthy sector with huge international players such as Apple and Microsoft as well as many smaller firms. 15% of employees earned over €1,600 weekly in 2014 (CSO), the highest percentage of any sector (the dark green bars). This sector also has less people on lower wages than other sections such as accommodation and food services.(the grey bars).=> LEARN MORE ABOUT THE GENDER IMBALANCE IN IRELAND’s TECH SECTOR
Sample Job Negotiation Phrases
Probably the most important phrase to add to your repertoire. This expression gives you time to think and make a considered decision.
- I’d like some time to think about it. Can I get back to you on Monday?
Understand the Causes of Ireland’s Gender Pay Gap & Working Women’s Income
- Collectively working women earned less than working men (the “unadjusted gender pay gap”). On average in 2019, an Irish woman earned €2879 every month, while the average man earned €3885.
- Collectively working women earned 26% less than men or € 12,072 annually in 2019.
Can you unpick the causes versus the effects of Ireland’s gender gaps?=> LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CAUSES OF IRELAND’s GENDER PAY GAP
Phrases To Challenge Conversational Inequality At Work
#ChooseToChallenge – International Women’s Day 2021
How to support colleagues who are being silenced verbally at work.
Each of us is responsible for our own thoughts and actions. It may not be easy, but we can ‘choose to challenge’ conversational inequality. Prepare a phrase to avoid brain freeze when faced with conversational inequalities.=> FIND YOUR PREFERRED PHRASE
Ireland’s Local Governmental Approach to Gender Equality Sustainable Development Goal 5.5
SDG Target 5.5 states: “Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life”. Gendelity reviewed Ireland’s approach to SDG 5.5 at local government level.
Is your local government acting on Ireland’s national ambitions to achieve SDG 5.5?=> EXPLORE THE STATUS, PLANS & ACTIONS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT
An International Comparison of Gender Income Gaps
In every country in the world, the average working woman earns less than the average working man. Countries have different average incomes, and different gaps between female and male workers. Which countries have smaller income gaps between male and female? Within each country, what is the absolute amount of the gap between female & male? What is the percentage gap?=> Find out Here
Stats on Workplace Discrimination in Ireland
Despite being better educated overall, women aged 25-64, with a degree in Ireland earn 28% less than their male counterparts (OECD). In the 2019 workplace, 39% of women report experiencing discrimination. 1/3 indicate the discrimination was gender-based (CSO 2019). Globally based on current trends, it will take 257 years to close the gender gap in economic opportunity (UN 2020).=> Get the Facts About WHO EXPERIENCES DISCRIMINATION IN IRISH WORKPLACE