The Perceptions of Factors Affecting the Establishment
of Gender Equality in Workplace

by Nur Cahaya Binti Mohamed Yunos

February 2022

Abstract

Through a delineation of equalities practices by focusing on factors that affect establishment of gender equality policies within a workplace, this study seeks to create a clear path that can be utilized in establishment of gender sensitive policies. The developing countries have several indicators that they can use to leverage with developed world and one of them is the establishment of gender equality practices at workplace.

Gender equality ensures that employee’s dignity at workplaces is not compromised and that workers are able to utilize every available resource to spear head a gender sensitive working environment. International Labor Organizations (ILO) has declaration that addressing gender discrimination and advocates for adherence to rules ensuring that all genders are taken into consideration and that women who are in many times the victims are not discriminated against.

The literature review presents a cognizable need to study the perceptions of factors affecting gender equality establishment in workplaces. The study is conducted through primary research where the quantitative design is used for this research the analysis is conducted using google form to get feedback from our respondents.

The study findings demonstrated that there a statistically significant correlation between the age differences and gender equality (p < 0.01; r =.987**). The educational level and gender equality was also strongly correlated (p < 0.01; r = .970**). Moreover, the study demonstrated that there was a very strong and statistically significant correlation between the cultural inclination and gender equality (p < 0.01; r = .953**). The study further demonstrated that there was a very strong and statistically significant correlation between the pay gap and gender equality (p < 0.01; r = .965**). Besides, there was a strong and statistically significant correlation between the productivity gap and gender equality (p < 0.01; r = .721**).

You might also be interested in