Emirates
2019 Dec 12 Thu, 12:01:44 am

WEEGS 2019 calls for legacy of inclusion to create supportive ecosystem for women in the economy

SHARJAH, 11th December, 2019 (WAM) -- From altering mindsets, dismissing gender stereotypes and bias in the workplace to encouraging a cultural change, embedding flexible working conditions, promoting digital literacy and introducing reforms through appropriate legislations to close gender gaps – only a concerted effort by governments and civil society could play a foundational role in improving women’s economic inclusion. These were amongst the several recommendations brought to the table at a closed, all-women session held on the concluding day of the second edition of the...