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COVID-19: Catastrophe for Working Moms?

The COVID-19 crisis hits women harder. The United Nations has recently warned us against the risk that the Covid-19 will wipe out the (limited) progress in reducing gender inequalities made in recent decades. It marks a turnaround in the very year of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action: a crucial moment in the affirmation of women’s rights, which has given a strong impetus to the public debate on gender equality. Crises are not all the same; they affect people, social spheres, productive sectors with different intensity. This pandemic has so far hit women harder, making the gender[…]

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Gender Parity: Why Women Should Lead The Change

Gender parity is a statistical measure that compares a specific indicator among women with the same indicator among men. I strongly believe that none of us should be forced to follow precise models dictated by society. On the contrary, I think that each one of us must follow his or her own intuition and heart to live happy and fulfilled. In particular, women must become aware of the current lack of equality between men and women in the workplace and must change things. Have a look at this chart: Women will have to wait 217 years before they earn as[…]

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