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Support Black-Owned Businesses: 181 Places to Start Online

Racial and wealth disparities in the United States have been thrown into sharp relief by the COVID-19 pandemic and racial unrest throughout 2020. We see more clearly than ever just how often Black business owners and creatives have been thought of as less than their Caucasian counterparts – and Black businesses are paying the price.... Read more

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Equity vs. Equality: Understanding the Difference

Happier Way Original - With more people becoming socially aware of the impact that certain issues have on race, wealth disparity, and gender rights, among many others, you may have heard the terms “equity” and “equality” thrown around loosely. In fact, often these terms seem to be interchangeable the way they are used in social... Read more

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Virtual 2021 Global Girl Up Leadership Summit

About this event A two-day virtual Summit bringing together movers and changemakers from around the globe committed to gender equality presented by P&G and its brands Always and Whisper. Can't wait for the 2021 Global Leadership Summit? From July 7-12, we're visiting a region near you for the Leadership Summit Tour, tackling topics that are... Read more

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The sustainable development goals – Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. There has been progress over the last decades: More girls are going to school, fewer girls are forced into early marriage, more women are serving in parliament and positions of leadership, and laws are being... Read more

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Facts and figures: Women’s leadership and political participation

Women’s equal participation and leadership in political and public life are essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. However, data shows that women are underrepresented at all levels of decision-making worldwide, and achieving gender parity in political life is far off. Women in executive government positionsWomen serve as Heads of State or Government... Read more

Lets stop talking about diversity and start working towards equity

Paloma Medina challenges our paradigm of diversity in the work place and in society with this eloquent, humorous talk. We need to do a “find and replace” in our vocabulary challenging the concept of diversity vs. equity. Paloma is an expert in the neuroscience behind equity and the psychology on how to improve our work... Read more

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5 ways for businesses to walk the talk on gender equality

It’s time to take action on collective responsibility for gender equity via openness to digital ways of working and opportunities that arise from flexible work arrangements.A move to skills-based talent practices has the potential to be an incredible leveller, changing everything from the way we hire, develop, pay and promote talent.Greater access to talent and... Read more

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Japan’s mental health crisis shows we need to fight harder for gender equality

• The pandemic has caused the Japanese suicide rate to rise faster for women than men. • The economic crisis has fallen disproportionately on women, something compounded by the unpaid care they take on. • The pandemic response worldwide must address the structural issues women face in a systemic way Japan’s chronically high suicide rate... Read more