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Women Not Legally Protected At Workplaces – Gender Commission

Women Not Legally Protected At Workplaces – Gender Commission

A recent Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) probe into sexual harassment claims against some top Immigration bosses by their female subordinates has revealed that there are inadequate legal protection mechanisms for women in workplaces. The report established that existing laws such as Labour Act and the Public Service Regulations do not comprehensively cover the issue of […]

Most Female Managers Do Not Close Gender Pay Gap

Most Female Managers Do Not Close Gender Pay Gap

Women earned 7 percent less than men on average – whether they worked for a man or a woman and regardless of the share of women managers in the organisation Women are just as likely to earn less than men when they work under a female supervisor or in a company with a high proportion […]

How To Deal With Toxic People

How To Deal With Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife and, worst of all, stress. Research has found that stress can have a lasting, negative impact on the brain. […]

Music Helps Your Productivity

Music Helps Your Productivity

Music isn’t just a means of entertaining ourselves: it can also encourage creativity and help us become more productive. Listening to music can also be therapeutic, relieving feelings of stress so you can concentrate better. Research has found that certain types of music can be beneficial to us while we work. Some types of music […]

Internet Literacy And Gender Equality

Internet Literacy And Gender Equality

In our digital age, internet literacy has become essential for, if not synonymous with, being employable in many fields. Information and communications technologies (ICTs) fuel business growth and countries’ economic development. They open new channels to communicate across great distances, as well as to organise people, raise awareness and spur activism. But such promise can […]

Sexual Harassment, Inequality,Unequal Pay, Our Women Still Struggle At Their Workplace

Sexual Harassment, Inequality,Unequal Pay, Our Women Still Struggle At Their Workplace

In light of an increase in incidents of gender-based violence (GBV) at the workplace the Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare yesterday launched the 16 days of activism against the anti-social vice at the north-western town of Opuwo in the Kunene Region. The 16 days of activism campaign is being held under the theme, […]

Being Emotional At The Workplace : The High’s And Low’s

Being Emotional At The Workplace : The High’s And Low’s

In a society that values strength, independence and self-reliance above all else, why express yourself? Why go out on a limb to reveal anything other than the highlight reel you post on social media in any situation, let alone in the setting where it could cost you the most: at work? As it turns out, it […]

Nigeria Ranks 4th In Workplace Gender Equality In Africa

Nigeria Ranks 4th In Workplace Gender Equality In Africa

Nigeria ranked 4th out of 54 African countries in workplace gender equality scoring 50, with a growth rate of 25 per cent between 2008 and 2017, Mo Ibrahim Foundation says. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 2018 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) was launched by the foundation during a live event […]

Gender Inequality Is Beyond Feelings

Gender Inequality Is Beyond Feelings

In 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment was adopted by the United States Constitution, and the lives of American women fundamentally changed. The right to vote didn’t just give women a voice in government, but a voice in society, and each year on August 26th, Women’s Equality Day, we take stock of how far we’ve come. Looking […]

Surviving Through Unequal Pay As Women

Surviving Through Unequal Pay As Women

In a perfect world, women make as much as their male peers, instead of the 82 cents on a dollar that they do today. In a fair world, companies set wage amounts based on work done, and don’t stray from it based on the negotiation skills of the applicant. Unfortunately, the business world of 2018 is neither […]

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