Written by Bianca Baldo We have all heard the alarming findings that global gender-based violence statistics are on the rise. Even before the COVID-19 Pandemic began, UN Women estimates that 1 in 3 women experienced physical or sexual violence, mostly by an intimate partner. Instances of domestic violence helpline calls and domestic and family violence … Read more During the 16 days of activisms, my life partner said to me: Let’s work towards ending gender-based violence virtually!
Written by Bianca Baldo Let’s visualize together. Imagine you are in a crowd of people waiting for the veteran parade. You see floats in the distance, you hear Shania Twain’s Soldier song in the air, the float is getting closer, you make out a group of proud veterans waving hello to the crowds. What do … Read more Recognizing the many veteran voices in Canada.
Written by Bianca Baldo All things change, and we change with them – this Chinese Proverb rings true for me in a post-COVID-19 work environment. In recent times, our definition of work and working conditions has shifted to adjust to the new reality of social distance and workplace safety. It has blurred the lines between work and private spaces, highlighting new opportunities, challenges, and … Read more Using GBA+, Inclusion and Diversity perspectives to support a healthy and efficient workplace
Written by Bianca Baldo Defining GBA+, Intersectionality and Identity Factors. GBA+ is an analytical tool used to measure how diverse groups of women, men, and non-binary people may experience your policies, programs, services, and products differently. It takes into consideration the intersectional nature of identity and how factors such as age, culture, disability, ethnicity, class, … Read more Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+): Helping facilitate successful meetings.