NewMen: Emotional and Social Intelligence for the Development of New Masculinities in the Workplace
Gender inequality in organizations is a complex phenomenon that can be seen in organizational structures, processes, and practices. To improve gender equality, we need to debias systems, not people. However, Leaders play a key role in driving gender equality in their organisations. Targeted actions are important but gender equality in an organisation is not achieved by implementing just a few actions – it is driven by a sustained approach that reaches every part of the organisation.
Diversity can have many benefits for organisations. Diverse views and perspectives lead to better decision-making and creativity.
The project aims to develop a training plan on alternative masculinities to train men in the workplace. Thus, our target groups are workers and managers in companies and organisations of all sizes and sectors. The vision of our project is to develop a programme that has a positive impact on men so that they can express their gender in the workplace without feeling that they have to act according to a certain stereotype, support the fight against sexism and not tolerate gender-based violence or any kind of abuse. To do this, we will apply the competencies and skills provided by the development of emotional intelligence with a gender perspective, impacting from the individual level to the company’s organisation, including management.