Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
The Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Center for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU) is particularly keen to support the development of values and activities that promote equal value of women and men and engender respect for all. All SMCCU’s policies and strategies embraces gender equality as a cross-cutting topic resulting in cultural programs that are fighting stigmatization, advocating for gender equality and celebrating success stories of women in the country, in the region, and in the world.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
• 40% of SMCCU’s staff are female • 4 out of 6 of SMCCU’s senior presenters are female • 80% of SMCCU’s decision-making positions are filled by female staff • 70% of SMCCU’s volunteers from 2016 to 2019 were female • 90% of SMCCU’s specialized external cultural consultants and experts were female • SMCCU’s staff represent different nationalities and cultural backgrounds at all levels