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Gender Balance Guide: Actions for UAE Organisations


United Arab Emirates, 19 September 2017

The Gender Balande Guide lays out the road-map for the United Arab Emirates and its organisations to harness the untapped potential that women represent.

Building on OECD expertise, it provides a list of practical actions that can be taken by UAE organisations in order to achieve gender balance and work towards gender equality.

These actions cover five distinct areas:

  • Actions to implement commitment and oversight for gender balance
  • Actions to integrate gender into policies and programmes 
  • Actions for engaging personnel towards gender balance
  • Actions to implement gender balance in leadership positions
  • Actions to implement gender sensitive communication



The guide was prepared by the OECD in collaboration with the United Arab Emirates Gender Balance Council (2017).


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