Did you know… Most countries still have laws that make it harder for women to work than men. 104 countries restrict the kinds of jobs women can hold. 18 countries require women to have their husband’s permission to work outside the home. 59 countries provide no legal protection whatsoever against sexual harassment in the workplace.… Read More Athena40: Fearless. Innovative. Diverse.
Inclusivity and diversity in PR. It’s something we’re surely all aware of but is it something you’re doing something about? The 2017/18 State of the Profession report from the CIPR showed that only 6% of practitioners consider themselves to have a physical disability or long-term physical health condition. This is down from 7% in the… Read More Disability diversity in PR
The Era of Women is beginning… but we still have a long way to go. These were remarks from Elizabeth Filippouli, Founder & CEO of Global Thinkers Forum, at the first Athena40 panel event in London last month. “We have a duty to celebrate and emulate, success stories of fellow women. We have a duty to… Read More Athena 40: The Era of Women
I’m lucky enough to have never overtly faced discrimination or inequality because of my gender. I’ve never been denied an opportunity or told ‘you can’t’. Perhaps I’m one of few who can say that. And this speaks volumes in two ways. Firstly, that the women who have fought for equality over the past centuries have… Read More I #PressForProgress on International Women’s Day