Women account for about half of the world’s population, yet the path to real gender equality is still long, even in many advanced countries. Professor Ana Marta Guillén Rodríguez discusses the causes of this phenomenon
In the second round of “WOW – Women on Wednesday”, PHYD compares the visions of Cathy La Torre, Marianna Poletti and Virginia Stagni on the future of work.
Series such as Orange is the New Black, Stranger Things, The Warden, The Handmaid’s Tale help to bring out pressing contemporary issues such as racism and feminism. Two ‘couch anthropologists’ share their insights after watching and studying ninety of them
Overcoming gender inequality calls for tangible actions and original, powerful voices. ‘Women on Wednesday’ was created to discuss female empowerment.
A statutory leave is insufficient for women workers seeking a smooth return to work after childbirth. Companies are thus incorporating innovative instruments: from the Sanofi case to employers rewarded by women
Medicine, surgery, science but also technology have always moved within a gender stereotype that ignores, or belittles, women. For example, women have been excluded from scientific tests for years and smartphones are developed according to the size of men’s hands. Today things are changing, but it is still not enough.
The Leone Moressa Foundation’s 2021 Annual Report reveals a lower employment rate for immigrants than Italian workers. Yet the number of companies led by foreigners has increased. And the economy still benefits enormously from immigration
The gender pay gap measure was unanimously approved by the House and Senate: it now needs to be integrated to render jobs in Italy truly fair and inclusive. We interviewed Democratic Party MP Chiara Gribaudo, the first to sign this law
Tapping into the potential of refugees is not easy in Italy. Official recognition of academic qualifications is one issue. However, efforts must also be made to ensure that the right skills are trained and companies have integration processes in place.
The Turin-hosted Job Film Days 2021 discussed women, young people, prospects, security and the gig economy. What is lacking to date are films that tell the story of COVID and the recent changes in the economy.
Financial decisions rarely weigh up whether or not a product meets women’s needs. Absolutely wrong, because gender-conscious companies are the most innovative ones. In the words of Elena Casolari, professional venture capitalist
With their Women’s Empowerment Manifesto, The European House-Ambrosetti recommends a set of guidelines that companies should follow to improve women’s participation in the economy.
Our country should stop selling cars with diesel or petrol engines by 2035 and switch to electric cars. New skills, new professional profiles and more research will be needed
“Psychology and the Good Life”, taught by Laurie Santos at Yale, has become the most popular course in the history of the prestigious American university. Yet there is no shortage of examples in Italy as well
Software developers, engineers and computer scientists will be leading the first phase of creating a virtual reality for avatars. But eventually a detailed world will have to be created, and this will only be possible with architects, designers, mathematicians and many other professional profiles.