MASP showed once again the importance of cooperation and coordination between different players and policies.
Among the results of the “Master Parenting in Work and Life” initiative, co-funded by the EaSI programme of the European Union, are a unique training programme for employees with care tasks, an online platform targeting specifically unemployed women, divers actions mobilizing employers or a collection of best practices of cities/regions and (social economy) enterprises, to name just a few.
This work showed once again the importance of cooperation and coordination between different players (policy-makers, administration, enterprises, civil society, families…) and policies.
Work-life balance and women employment won’t be promoted successfully by flexible working hour arrangements or the availability of childcare services alone. A number of elements come into play.
The following interviews are intended to highlight one or the other of these elements a little more.
Sabrina Del Pico, basic income network Italy on basic income, sharing and balanced time management
Giuseppina Corvino, head of labour market unit at the city of Milan – an overview of city policies that led to masp
Daria Colombo, delegate of the mayor of Milan for equal gender opportunities – acting on administrative culture to implement equal opportunities
Anne-Laure Wibrin, CLTB – Calico project: the importance of housing and caring communities
Sabina Bellione: Work-Life Integration From The Point Of View Of A Big Social Economy Network Enterprise
Valentina Caimi, AEIDL: The (Underestimated) Role Of Public Procurement In The Promotion Of Work-Life Balance And Women Employment