“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 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
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?
- 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.
#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
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 reviews 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
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
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 Irish Workplaces & Discrimination
Solid factual information provides a realistic understanding of what salary to expect and ask for. This resource lists reliable salary information for the Irish market to help you prepare for salary negotiation.=> Source Factual Data On Irish Salaries Here
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As a social enterprise, Gendelity reinvests any profits. The cost of operating this non-profit workshop is covered by participants’ ticket purchases, Gendelity’s investment and your sponsorship. Here’s an opportunity for your organization to take action for gender equality.
Many organisations include gender equality in their mission statement or on job descriptions. Go beyond words with action, evidence-based action.=>Support Her As She Seeks workplace Inclusion