• Work-life balance in the ICT sector: The argument for work-life balance measures

    This business case advocates for organisational change and outlines how organisations in the ICT sector can boost equal opportunities and gender-equality through human-resource management to attract and retain female talent. Making workplaces inclusive for women is in the best interest of the ICT sector. It enables them to tap into a larger talent pool and reduces costs resulting from an...

  • Women in the ICT sector

    The digitalisation of virtually all sectors of economic activity is providing unique opportunities for economic growth and for a greater inclusion of women in the labour market. The need for STEM and ICT skills is growing in all sectors, from healthcare to manufacturing, opening up new employment options for everybody. Recent forecasts show that by 2020 there will be a...

  • EU policies on work-life balance

    In 2017 the EU adopted the Pillar of Social Rights to help deliver more effective rights for citizens. It builds on 20 key principles, many of which are relevant to gender equality and work-life balance in employment. One of the goals of the European Pillar for Social Rights is the New Start initiative, which aims to address the work–life balance...

  • Cyber violence against women and girls

    This study analysed the existing research on different forms of cyber violence against women and girls. It assessed the availability of survey and administrative data on the phenomenon and found...

  • Policy cycle in digital agenda

  • Women-ReBoot: have you still got it?

    Supporting work–life balance and addressing women’s underrepresentation in the labour market: approaches and good practices in the ICT sector