Gender & Power relations

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The #METOO movement, and other movements and campaigns, have increased the awareness and empowered employees around the globe to report sexual harassment and other inequalities in the workplace. They have also brought to the surface the vulnerability and a lack of effective protection mechanisms of anyone facing power abuse, regardless of age, class and gender. The aim of this foreseen code of conduct and toolkit is to contribute to a lasting impact of this wave of empowerment on professional and societal culture. IETM will be leading the development of the code of conduct and toolkit on gender and power relations.

 

What to expect:

  • Model for a code of conduct with preventive measures so as to change cultural behaviour & install structural change
  • Toolkit including knowledge & understanding of institutional frameworks; data collection on the topic; challenges & impact of inequalities at work

What is it all about in gender & power relations:

 

  • Sexual harassment and assault in a professional environment
  • Ingrained inequalities existing among gender in a working environment
  • Behavioural patterns cultivated in the society
  • Vulnerability & lack of effective protection mechanisms for people facing power abuse
  • Addressing the broader thematic of gender relations causing sexual harassment
  • Key to raise awareness and empower employees & employers
  • Structural change is needed in workplaces, organisations, institutions, city & government level
  • Change the way authority, information & responsivity flows in an organisation
  • Structurally approach topics of sexual harassment and assault
  • Instigator & “thought-leader”

Learn more on gender & power relations:

  • Sexual harassment and assault in a professional environment
  • Addressing broader thematic of gender relations causing sexual harassment
  • Ingrained inequalities existing among gender in a working environment
  • Behavioural patterns cultivated
  • Raise awareness and empower employees & employers
  • Vulnerability & lack of effective protection mechanisms facing power abuse
  • Structural change in workplaces, organisations, institutions, city & government level
  • Change the way authority, information & responsivity flows in an organisation
  • Structurally approach topics of sexual harassment and assault
  • Instigator & “thought-leader”