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  • Employment and Compensation
    Eliminating discrimination in recruitment, hiring, pay and promotion
  • Work-Life Balance and Career Development
    Enabling work-life balance and supporting educational, career, and vocational goals
  • Health, Safety, and Freedom from Violence
    Securing the health, safety, and well-being of women workers.
  • Management and Governance
    Proactive efforts to recruit women; equitable participation in management.
  • Business, Supply Chain, and Marketing Practices
    Maintaining ethical standards and prohibiting exploitation
  • Civic and Community Engagement
    Promoting participation in civic life and encouraging the participation of women
  • Leadership, Transparency, and Accountability
    Expressing a public commitment to these Principles throughout the organization
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How to do an assessment

1. Register
By registering, you'll be able to return later to review or complete an earlier assessment. You can also ask others in your organization to conduct assessments for their departments or divisions. Register.  FAQ.

2. Choose a Principle
Select a PrinciplePrinciples represent broad goals for each of the 7 gender equality issue areas addressed by the GEP. to learn more about it and begin the assessment process. Begin with any Principle you choose. (Click in the "Employment and Compensation" panel on left, then Tab down to view other Elements.)

3. Choose a Key Element
Each Principle is made up of a number of Key ElementsKey Elements narrow Principles into specific focus areas, and move from the most basic to the most aspirational.. You can complete the assessment in the order provided, or select specific Key Elements most relevant to you. Once you’ve chosen a Key Element, a set of IndicatorsIndicators address specific actions that can be taken as businesses strive to implement the GEP. will appear.

4. Complete an assessment
When you complete your assessment, you can finalize it. If you need to stop before completion, simply click the "Save" button. You can return to where you left off at any time. We encourage you to take the assessment on a systematic basis (perhaps annually or semi-annually), so progress can be measured and compared over time.

5. Next steps
You can print reports of individual assessments and create summary graphs if you’ve registered and logged in. For a report of an Element assessment, go to My account (link at top right of screen). There, click the Element report link. For a summary of multiple assessments, choose View Summary graph. You may also want to start planning your next steps and developing an action plan.

Employment and Compensation

Organizations will take concrete steps to attain gender equality by adopting and implementing employment policies and practices that eliminate gender discrimination in areas such as recruitment, hiring, pay, and promotion.

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a. Wages, Benefits & Pay Equity

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b. Discrimination

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c. Recruitment & Hiring

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d. Non-Salaried Employees

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Work-Life Balance and Career Development

Organizations will take concrete steps to attain gender equality by adopting, implementing, and promoting policies and practices that enable work-life balance and support educational, career, and vocational development.

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a. Flexibility Policies

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b. Dependent & Family Care

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c. Career Advancement

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Health, Safety, and Freedom from Violence

Organizations will take concrete steps to attain gender equality by adopting and implementing policies to secure the health, safety, and well-being of female workers.

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a. Health Benefits

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b. Domestic Violence

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c. Workplace Violence (including Sexual Harassment)

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d. Workplace Health & Safety

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Management and Governance

Organizations will take concrete steps to attain gender equality by adopting and implementing policies to ensure equitable participation in management and governance.

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a. Management & Governance

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Business, Supply Chain, and Marketing Practices

Organizations will take concrete steps to attain gender equality by adopting and implementing non-discriminatory business, supply chain, contracting, and marketing policies and practices.

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a. Business Development & Marketing

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b. Procurement

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c. Supply Chain Practices

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d. Trafficking

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Civic and Community Engagement

Organizations will take concrete steps to attain gender equality by adopting and implementing policies to promote equitable participation in civic life and eliminate all forms of discrimination and exploitation.

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a. Community Engagement & Philanthropy

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b. Political Engagement

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Leadership, Transparency, and Accountability

Organizations will take concrete steps to attain gender equality in operations and in business and stakeholder relationships through active commitment from top leadership, and by adopting and implementing policies that are publicly disclosed, monitored, and enforced.

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a. Leadership

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b. Implementation

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d. Stakeholder Engagement

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