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FOUR BENEFITS OF GENDER EQUALITY IN THE WORKPLACE
Rather than telling women to be more confident and ambitious, it is more important to talk about how workplaces need to adapt to achieve adequate levels of equality. This way everyone can strike a better balance between working and spending time with family, friends and their community. Generally speaking, we can say that these are the most common benefits of gender equality:
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1. GENDER EQUALITY ATTRACTS TOP TALENT A workplace that is equally appealing for women and men will provide businesses with access to the entire talent pool. As women are increasingly as educated as men (sometimes even more), a workplace that is not attractive to women risks losing the best talents to competitors.
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In terms of treatment, 51% of women working in mixed gender environments believe that men and women are treated equally in their workplace, though 59% state that some employees get preferential or better treatment than others. When it comes to appreciation, the majority (61%) of women working in mixed gender workplaces believe that recognition and rewards are handed out based on performance, and regardless of gender.
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WHERE DOES THE MIDDLE EAST STAND VIS-Å-VIS WESTERN COUNTRIES?
Workplace equality is considered by 67% of women in the Middle East to have reached the same levels as Western countries. This is notably seen in Tunisia, where 53% of women believe their workplace is comparable to those in Western countries, to a large extent. MENA-wide, women believe that the challenges they face in the workplace are less opportunity for job promotions (46%), a (40%), and a lack or insufficiency of job training and coaching (34%). Their top three reasons for wanting to change jobs are better salary (70%), better benefits (29%), and more opportunities for career advancement (25%).