Secret Deodorant Announces Partnership With Serena Williams to Advance Gender Equality

At the 2020 MAKERS Conference in Los Angeles, Secret Deodorant, a longtime champion of women’s equality and advocate for female athletes, announced a new partnership with Serena Williams to further progress gender equality and pledged an additional $1 million in support of equality programs. As the archetype of strength, determination and perseverance to achieve her goals and break records, Williams offers her unique experience and perspective as a female athlete and change agent. To begin, she and Secret are conducting a study on “Gender Inequality in Sports” to explore gender…

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Camden Town Brewery And Arsenal Create Female Foosball Table To Encourage Gender Equality In Pubs

MORE than half (53%) of Brits think that women’s football is underrepresented in UK pubs and bars. Launching in time for International Women’s Day, as the official beer partner of Arsenal FC Camden Town Brewery is raising awareness of the gender imbalance in British pubs by creating an all female foosball table. It follows research revealing only 14% of pub patrons have seen a women’s football match at their local in the past year, but the majority (52%) said they would like to see the presence of the women’s game…

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IFC, Stock Exchanges Partner for 6th Annual Ring the Bell Events for Gender Equality

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is partnering with more than 80 stock exchanges in the global Ring the Bell for Gender Equality initiative to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020. This annual event encourages the private sector to expand opportunities for women as leaders, employees, entrepreneurs, and consumers to promote sustainable development. Closing socio-economic gaps between men and women helps drive business and economic growth and improves the lives of families and communities. Strengthening gender equality increases resiliency to violence and conflict. “Women are fundamental to inclusive growth…

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Gender equality in the workplace remains elusive

ILOSTAT data show that progress is needed in many areas and in every region to achieve gender equality in the labour market. The analysis, which looks at pay, participation in management and opportunities for young women, highlights the challenges we face on International Parity at Work Day, which aims to champion the value of diversity and raise awareness of persistent workplace inequality. While most of us are aware that women are often paid less than men in the same occupation, ILOSTAT data show where the gaps are largest. The median…

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P&G 2019 Citizenship Report Highlights Commitment to Community Impact, Gender Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability

The Procter & Gamble Company has released its 2019 Citizenship Report, detailing progress in its Citizenship focus areas of Community Impact, Diversity & Inclusion, Gender Equality and Environmental Sustainability built on the foundation of Ethics and Corporate Responsibility. From reaching its 2020 goal of providing 15 billion liters of clean water through its Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program, to using its voice to spark conversations about gender and racial equality, 2019 was a year in which P&G’s leadership made a meaningful impact in the community and with the Company’s…

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