Aimee O'Leary
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Aimee O'Leary

One worrying theme that was highlighted at The Workplace Inspirathon was how the economic disruption from the coronavirus outbreak has disproportionately burdened women at home.

A report by McKinsey Global Institute, estimates that women make up almost two-fifths of the global labour force but have suffered more than half of total job losses from the crisis. That’s left them 1.8 times more vulnerable to the pandemic’s impact than men.

Have we taken a step back for gender equality? We can’t let that happen. For International Women’s day we want to create a guide in collaboration with you to start to close the gender gap.

So we’re asking you to tell us in 100 words – What’s the 1 thing we need to do to help close the gender gap for 2021 and beyond?

Submit your advice

 


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