Lower wages and employment for women in Greek businesses


The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) conducted between March-April 2023, a survey of businesses and the general public in order to capture the current situation and identify any necessary legislative interventions or other business empowerment initiatives. This survey was organized into 3 sections: • The position of women in business • Promoting gender equality • […]

Gender inequalities in professional sports


Gender inequalities in professional sports have been a persistent and long-standing issue. For decades female soccer players have been subjected to inferior treatment compared to their male counterparts, including significantly lower pay and limited public interest and support. Not only are there many notable disparities between the male and female players but also in high-level […]

Breaking Barriers: The Challenges of Inclusion for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Germany


Inclusion and diversity are vital components of a thriving and equitable workforce. However, for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Germany, the path to creating an inclusive workplace for individuals with disabilities can be particularly challenging. In a recent video interview with Ursula Schäfers from Melchers &Partner the hurdles faced by SMEs in fostering inclusivity […]

Women and work

Women in Ireland are estimated to undertake 38.2 hours of care work per week, placing women in Ireland amongst the three countries with the highest levels of unpaid work along with Romania and Malta. Similarly, men in Ireland also have relatively high rates of unpaid work, with an average of 19.8 hours per week. They […]

Ireland 2023: Gender imbalance in the workplace

Author: Tamara Markey Affiliation: Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Chamber of Commerce A report conducted by an Independent Review Group (IRG-DF, 2023) on dignity and quality issues within the Irish Defence Forces, reveals significant concerns regarding the organisational culture and treatment of personnel in particular female members. The analysis reveals a workplace where self-worth and value are […]

Ireland, the gender analysis

In Ireland, a trend emerges: More women graduate with business management degrees than men, yet their presence in entry-level roles remains notably lower. As careers progress, female representation further declines. The EDIFY EDU project aims to address these issues through the improvement of undergraduate business management education.  Watch the video here!

Join us for the online Seminar on September 13th

What competencies should management education develop regarding equality, diversity and inclusion? What is the current state in Europe and is there a gap? When? September 13th, 13-15.30 (EEST) Where? This will be an online event and it will be streamed on this page. To whom? The seminar is open to all interested in equality, diversity and inclusion in […]

Ireland, Video Interviews

In the EDIFY EDU project, we conducted six video interviews related to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) to get an overview of existing best practices. These interviews are not just useful examples but also important when building atraining programme for managers and creating a business management modules for higher education students. Experiences from the interviews […]

Identifying blind spots of EDI competences in management by applying Theory U

In the EDIFY EDU project work package 2, country partners have carried out research activities aiming to understand the current EDI situation and practices in work life. As part of this work, in Finland, we organized workshops to co-explore the blind spots of EDI competences in management. ”To really change the outer world we first […]