DUBAI, 9 March 2023 (WAM) — Dubai Holding, in partnership with the UAE Gender Balance Council, has commissioned a research study to identify the priorities and challenges facing women working in the UAE’s private sector. announced. The announcement was made at a group-wide employee event held to mark International Women’s Day 2023.
By highlighting promotion priorities and providing actionable insights and recommendations for addressing some of the challenges women face in the private sector, the study fills a critical research and data gap in the market. I guess. This research study examines issues in various areas related to work, including promotion and retention of female leaders, organizational culture, and work-life balance.
The final research report outlines key findings, provides a detailed analysis of the results, and provides recommendations for improvement. The research paper is expected to be published by the end of 2023.
Huda Buhmed, Chief Impact Officer of Dubai Holding, said: “On the special occasion of International Women’s Day, and in line with our commitment to gender equality and inclusion, we are committed to addressing this important We want to consolidate our leading role in advancing the global agenda, with a focus on the private sector in the United Arab Emirates.
“Informing our peers and the broader business community about the challenges women face in the workplace and recommending best practices for their adoption will lead to a level playing field that provides equal opportunity for all. Equip yourself with the knowledge you need to build a diverse workforce and drive professional growth to enhance organizational performance and drive economic prosperity.”
Dubai Holding is one of the first private sector organizations in the UAE to sign SDG 5 “Pledge to Accelerate Gender Balance” aiming to increase the proportion of women in leadership positions to 30% by 2025 As, inclusion, diversity, and gender equality within the group.
The Group has launched a formal gender equality and inclusion framework, built on three main program pillars. Impact programs focused on implementing inclusive policies, systems and processes. The REACH program focuses on promoting gender-sensitive stakeholder engagement, partnerships, products and services.
Dubai Holding has made significant progress in advancing the gender equality agenda over the past year through new initiatives and programs under each strategic pillar. The Group has introduced the Dubai Holding Women’s Network. It is the first employee-led community to bring staff together to foster inclusion and progress in gender equality across the Group.
It also partnered with the Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance to launch a director development program to prepare female leadership for board readiness and launch a coaching program to help potential female employees advance their careers. Did. Dubai Holding also addressed the issue of unconscious bias by rolling out mandatory group-wide learning modules and conducting awareness campaigns to engage employees and the wider community.
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