With the ever increasing need for diversity in the workplace, empowering women to become an equal part of the workforce is the greatest challenge that most economies are facing. This can only be achieved through improvements in the quality of life for women, since it has been reported that almost 70% of the people below the poverty line are women.
The following seven principles outlined by the UNWO lead to women empowerment within an organization:
The full participation of women in any field, including businesses, benefits the entire community in numerous ways.
Hence it has been termed that ‘Equality Means Business’ by the UN, which can be taken as a positive step towards a more diverse and inclusive workplace.
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