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the Training Room of the EW@W Platform

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Pay equity: why is it good for companies and the economy?
Work/life balance and a fairer distribution of unpaid care work: what are the benefits?
Violence and harassment against women in the workplace: how to prevent and address?

Take one of our free short E-learning modules on gender equality at work, based on international labour standards. They only last up to 45’.

POLICY MAKING
Are you:

• a POLICY MAKER of G7 and EU countries in charge of designing, implementing and evaluating laws, policies, programmes, and related interventions on gender equality and women’s empowerment?

• an EMPLOYERS’ or WORKERS’ ORGANIZATIONS engaging in national dialogues on policy and legislation on gender equality and women’s empowerment?

• an ORGANIZATION which seeks to influence the regulatory framework of multinationals and their value chains?

The EW@W online modules designed for you include:

CLOSING THE GENDER PAY GAP
45’ self-paced online module for policy-makers and organizations engaged in policy discussions.

By completing this module you will be able to:
– Review the basic gender concepts related to pay discrimination at work and “equal pay for work of equal value”,
understand the phenomenon of the gender pay gap, and detect its root causes.
– Assess where their country stands in the journey to achieve equality between women and men in the labour
market compared to other G7 and EU countries, with a focus on pay gap indicators at a glance.
– Recognize what are the elements to design a comprehensive and effective system of legislation, policies,
measures and initiatives that can have a real impact on achieving equal pay.
The module also contains a selection of international examples, good practices and existing laws successfully implemented at supranational (i.e. European Union), national or local level, with a focus on G7 and EU countries, to provide inspiration and guidance on how to go further on the topic, drawing from lessons learned.

ACHIEVING WORK-LIFE BALANCE
45’ self-paced online module for policy makers and advocates

By completing this module you will be able to:
– Assess where their country stands in the journey to achieve equality between women and men in the labour market, compared to other G7 and EU countries, with a focus on work-life balance;
– Recognize the key elements of a comprehensive and effective system of legislation and policies that can have a real impact on citizens’ work/life balance and share of unpaid care work.
– Understand the essential role of infrastructure, public care services and social protection in enabling societies to advance gender equality and economic progress

The module also contains a selection of international examples, good practices and existing laws successfully implemented at supranational (i.e. European Union), national or local level, with a focus on G7 and EU countries, to provide inspiration and guidance on how to go further on the topic, drawing from lessons learned.

VIOLENCE & HARASSMENT AGAINST WOMEN IN THE WORLD OF WORK: policy dimensions
45’ self-paced online module for policy-makers and advocates

By completing this module you will be able to:
– Recognize the different forms of violence and harassment against women in the world of work.
– Understand the dimension of the problem and its root causes; vulnerability factors and how gender discrimination relates to other forms of discrimination.
– Comprehend the impact of violence and harassment against women in the world of work on workers, workplaces, employers, families, economies and society.
– Explore concepts and guidelines provisions (?) established by international labour standards (Convention No. 190 and Recommendation No. 206) and other relevant international legal and policy frameworks.
– Present arguments in favour of policies or measures to address violence and harassment against women in the world of work.
– Recognize the elements of an inclusive, integrated and gender-responsive system of legislation, policies, and measures, that can have a real impact on ending violence and harassment against women in the world of work.

The module also comprises international examples and good practices implemented at supranational (i.e. European Union), national or local level, with focus on G7 and EU countries, to provide inspiration and guidance on how to go further on the topic.

COMPANY MANAGERS

Are you

• a COMPANY MANAGER, based in or operating in a G7/EU country, responsible either for Human Resources (HR) or supply chain/procurement?

• an EMPLOYERS’ ORGANIZATION which provides technical assistance to your members?

The EW@W online modules designed for you address the following gender matters:

CLOSING THE GENDER PAY GAPS: making the case at company level
45’ self-paced online module targeted to company managers

The module highlights how equal remuneration can become an asset for business.
At the end of the module, you will be able to:
– Convey the business case for gender equality in pay within companies and their supply chains.
– Assess the gender pay gap in a company and adopt equal pay strategies within the company;
– Take action, learning from positive examples and successful experiences from other companies.
The module also includes international examples of measures and practices successfully implemented both in large companies and SMEs, offering inspiration and guidance on how to go further on the topic.

ACHIEVING WORK-LIFE BALANCE: making the case at company level
45’ self-paced online module targeted to company managers

This module illustrates the benefits of promoting work-life balance and their impact on business productivity and provides examples of good practices, policies, and tools that can help improve work-life balance at the enterprise level.

After completing the module, you will be able to:-
Describe the relationship between work-life balance and business responsibility and sustainability;
Recognize the good practices, policies and tools that facilitate the transformation of work-life balance at the enterprise level;

You will also be asked to define three actions to be taken in the future, based on the lessons learned from the module. The module includes examples of measures and practices successfully implemented in large companies and in SMEs, offering inspiration and guidance on how to go further on the topic.

ADDRESSING VIOLENCE & HARASSMENT AGAINST WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE
45’ self-paced online module targeted to company managers

This module provides information on strategies, tools and practical measures to help managers create workplaces that are free from violence and harassment.
At the end the module, you will be able to:
– Recognize various forms of violence and harassment against women in the world of work; understand its causes, and comprehend the impact on workers, workplaces, employers, families, economies and society;
– Develop strategies, procedures and tools that can have a real impact on preventing, protecting and ending violence and harassment against women in the workplace;
– Managers who complete the module are invited to identify actions that could help promote safe, healthy and productive workplaces. The module includes a choice of international examples and practices—for both large companies and SMEs—to inspire and provide guidance on how to go further on the topic.

The online SELF-ASSESSMENT TEST helps you measure your company’s capacity to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Deep dive into short on-line learning modules (45’ max) on key topics related to gender equality at work, based on international labour standards.

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