ƒ To develop guidelines supporting the development and updating of national plans and strategies and actions on European level. ƒ To encourage the organization of other transnational initiatives (studies, seminars, projects) focussing on the implementation of national and international strategic actions on gender equality in sport with a focus on decision making in sport governing bodies, coaching, and the fight against gender based violence and negative stereotypes in sport. ƒ To promote gender friendly human resource policies of international sports organisations and within the framework of the EU social dialogue between employers and employees in the sector of sport. ƒ To address the multiple discrimination/intersectionality for specific groups of women in sport. It is recommended using all available resources, including the capacity of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) and cooperation with the Council of Europe, to follow-up this process.
Though women are the ones that suffer from gender equality, we are not only talking about women, as it gives both gender benefits. Men will not be pressured anymore to be the strongest nor the only one who make a living. Based on the data given, The Universal Declaration of
A large driving force behind the Industrial Revolution was the financial need of women to obtain paid work, rather than work in their homes. Women, whether they are single or married, attained jobs in factories, work shops, domestic service, and as well as coal mining (womeninworldhistory.com). On one hand, the hiring of women resulted in independent salaries, flexibility for the individual workers, and more modernized and easier living conditions. On the contrary, most cases have been recorded to lead to numerous difficulties in life for the labors. A turning point for the decrease in the discrimination between the genders concerning labor roles was the invention of new, modernized machines.
Goal 7 of the “Open Working Group proposal for Sustainable Development Goals” (SDG) proposes to ensure universal access to a¬ffordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy services for all by 2030. Universalisation of modern energy services is central to reducing major elements of poverty and hunger, increasing literacy and education, and improving health care, employment opportunities, and lives of women and children (Reddy et al.2012). Energy is a basic need and is essential for development but sufficient attention has not been given to gender differential energy needs. This acts as a barrier to the gender development and equality. According to (Lagerlof 2003) gender equality and empowerment contributed significantly to the economic development
Managing diversity in the workplace should be a part of the culture of the entire organization As a group we discussed diversity management and realized that the world is a big place and there will always be diversity. We understand that each individual is unique and recognize our individual difference. As a group we will be focusing on age, gender and race. Why its important to manage these diversities, what will happen if they aren't managed and how these applied in the workplace and
Gender and Dailiness : A Convergence The concept of gender and gender roles has been sewn into the very fabric of society. The stereotypes associated with them shape the habits, thought and lifestyle of an individual and influence their actions. Gender is a routine influence in life, whether in a subtle or forthright manner. This “dailiness” of gender is seen in Joan Scott’s essay “Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis” and in Imtiaz Dharker’s collections of poems “The Terrorist at my Table” and “Postcards from God”. The relationship between gender and dailiness enables us to examine its the very foundation.
In Gender as an analytic category, Guy-Sheftall affirms, “Sexual attributes are a biologically given, but gender is a function of historical process.” The example she states, “The fact that women have to bear children is due to sex; that women are assigned the major responsibility throughout the world for nurturing children is due to gender, a cultural construct” This constructs is formed and reformed though many institutions such as school and jobs, and through others means such as religion, language and media and etc. We are what we continuously do. Society achieves this success of these constructs by continuing to normalize these roles and make others feel bad as soon as they step out of these bounds ensuring this process. Additionally, within Gender Talk, the phrase “the personal is political (pg. 4) is coined to depict how women are taught these roles.
Gender roles— or social roles encompassing behaviors and attitudes that a society considers acceptable, appropriate, or desirable for people based upon their actual or perceived sex or sexuality— are undeniably prevalent across cultures (being defined as a sum of attitudes, customs, and beliefs that distinguishes one group of people from another). The process of socialization is the process by which people gain knowledge of group characteristics as well as the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, norms, and actions thought appropriate for each member; involvement in gender socialization particularly deems it requisite for people to acquire a concept of the “gender map,” which stands as the cumulation of paths societies have deemed fitting for people of different genders. Developing children are more often than not exposed to agents of socialization— influences upon interpretation of self, beliefs, emotions, and other orientations toward life in the form of people or groups— that steer them in the direction of separate, ideal, and gender-dependant divergences in paths. Family, peers, and mass media are several examples of agents that catalyze gender socialization. From birth, gender is assigned and often broadcasted through even subtle aspects of the baby’s life, ranging from ‘appropriate’ colors such as pink or blue and clothing to pronouns used for the child.
In other words, nowadays societies tend to emphasize individual autonomy and the quality of life (Inglehart & Welzel, 137). For instance, women no longer accept their inferiority and helplessness which is the general approach to the woman since the dawn of the history. However, in the postindustrial phase, gender equality becomes a central aspect of modernization and crucial to the quality of democracy (Inglehart & Welzel, 272). Fortunately, with the modernization woman choose their education, careers, and lifestyles freely. In addition to gender equality, self-expression values become visible by the emergence of modernization and people behave materially, intellectually and socially more independent.
Thus, EU sets an example for the affirmation of equal opportunities for all governing relations between the genders / sexes. The right to equality of men and women in the EU is the result of development through which one contractual provisions grew in the branched system. It is still changing. Gender equality is a fundamental principle of the legal system of the European Union and the objective which it is expressly systematically promotes and strives to bring to life through primary and secondary