#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 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
“What is the worst that can happen if you ask your colleagues what they are paid?”
Sharing salary information amongst colleagues is a critical way that women have uncovered unequal pay. Consider with whom you may be in a position to share information about both salary and benefits. Perhaps you, like Samatha Barry, can nurture a whisper network worth 10 thousand.=> How to Ask Your Coworkers About Their Pay
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
Before helping, you need to decide to help. Decide today.