Gender inequality in the workplace is hardly a new problem, and it is certainly not one that can be eradicated overnight. If women could simply wave a magic wand and fix the issue themselves, they would have done so by now. Instead, women have spent decades asserting that they are as intelligent and capable as men and equally effective in the workplace, only to witness very gradual improvement in how they are treated. However, the conversation surrounding gender equality at work has made a significant shift recently, with the #MeToo movement, and one thing that has become clear is that change will come more quickly and be more pronounced if women’s male allies stand alongside them helping to hold up the banner.
This article was originally published on thriveglobal.