Article: Men as allies

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Men as allies

But do we have enough men in corporates that recognize the existence of second generation bias against women, stereotypical gender norms and the need for inclusivity at workplace?
Men as allies
“All men should be feminists. If men care about women’s rights, the world would be a better place. We are better off when women are empowered, it leads to a better society” - John Legend As a passionate champion of gender equity, it is very heartening to hear men acknowledge the need for male champions in the women empowerment movement. It is no surprise that UN too launched the HeForShe movement, to garner support from men around the world to improve gender equality. But do we have enough men in corporates that recognize the existence of second generation bias against women, stereotypical gender norms and the need for inclusivity at workplace? Do men understand that gender bilingualism is not about screaming feminism? Do women realize that one doesn’t have to be anti-man to be pro-woman?  Well, as an educator facilitating workshops that focus on having more women in the leadership pipeline, the biggest lesson I have learnt is the pertinence of engaging m...
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