The UAE has launched a guide for organisations in the country, which will serve as a tool to achieve gender balance at the workplace, as stated in the Gulf News report, “UAE launches Gender Balance Guide for workplace”, published september 19. The guide is the first of its kind in the world.
We asked our readers if they think women are treated equally at the workplace and 53 per cent of respondents said yes.
Over the years, the government has done a lot for the empowerment of women.Th e new Gender Balance Guide is in line with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, as well as the UAE’s Vision 2021 of becoming one of the top 25 countries for gender equality.
Gender equality and proper training of employees, benefit businesses tremendously, as stated in another Gulf News repost. Do you think women face discrimination at the work place? Tell us what you think at firstname.lastname@example.org.