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Gender

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General guidance

  • [PDF] "The Corporate Gender Gap Report 2010" - see survey questions on pg. 4, which the World Economic Forum says can "serve as a useful tool from which companies can design their own effective measures for reducing gender gaps"
    - Author and date: World Economic Forum, 2010

Sector / area - specific guidance

  • "HER project"
    - Author: Business for Social Responsibility.  "HERproject’s mission is to promote and catalyze sustainable partnerships in emerging economies to improve women workers’ general and reproductive health"

Guidance by companies

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[PDF] Why gender matters: A resource guide for integrating gender considerations into Communities work at Rio Tinto

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