Locked content Women’s strike ‘Black Friday’ takes place in Warsaw

Women’s strike against proposals  for a total ban of abortion “Black Friday” started in Warsaw on March 23, at 2 pm.  Around 100 participants  gathered near the Świętokrzyska  metro station to march through the streets of Warsaw wearing black as a sign of protest. Those supporting the ban organized ...

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: Boardroom dancing

Despite having a head-start upon graduation, the number of women board members is still astoundingly small. Call it glass ceiling or sticky floor, women in Poland are less likely to get promoted beyond managerial level. And even if they do get to the top, their pay hardly ever reflects their positio...

Locked content GUS: women constitute 44.5% of the workforce

According to the Central Statistics Office GUS data, at end-Q3 last year, out of 16.5 million people in the workforce, 44.5 percent were women. The most “feminized” is health care and social care, where 81.7 percent of employees are female. Other sectors with a high percentage of female workers incl...

Locked content Polish women become more entrepreneurial – report

Over two-thirds of women who decide to launch their own company worked at another company or institution immediately before, while only every eigth women was on materinity leave and merely 6 percent of women polled had no job or worked odd jobs, according to the results of a survey carried out by re...