Presentation City of Göteborg


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  • Presentation City of Göteborg

    1. 1. City of Göteborg Anna Jacobson [email_address]
    2. 2. Göteborg – a city since 1621 <ul><li>Residents </li></ul><ul><li>500 181 </li></ul><ul><li>Employees </li></ul><ul><li>48 500 </li></ul><ul><li>Organisation </li></ul><ul><li>10 City Districts </li></ul><ul><li>23 other administrations </li></ul><ul><li>25 companies </li></ul><ul><li>1 175 politicians, </li></ul><ul><li>City Council 81 councillors </li></ul><ul><li>City Executive Board 13 </li></ul>Foto Klas Eriksson
    3. 3. One day in the City 1 700 going by special care transports 2.900 swimmers 29.000 kids in daycare/preschool 40.000 pupils in school 14.100 pupils at college 15 collages 1 500 visiting museums 8.300 resting in a park 10 300 books beeing borrowed 900 tons of garbage 70 400 apartments 450 visiting theaters
    4. 4. Stairs of Human Rights Constitution UN Conventions on Human Rights European Convention on Human Rights Other national legislation Law on discrimination and equal opportunities, Laws controlling local governments Göteborg City Council, City District Rules, Policy of Gender Equality and so on…
    5. 5. Equality and diversity, City of Göteborg… <ul><li>… is about </li></ul><ul><li>treating and meeting All* citizens with dignity and ensuring their rights in every contact with the City of Göteborg </li></ul><ul><li>creating an open, attractive city that is a role model and pioneer in gender equality and to have sustainable development and human rights in focus </li></ul><ul><li>develop equal, attractive organisations which benefits from and can see benefits in the employees and residents individual abilities and skills </li></ul><ul><li>combat all forms of discrimination at the workplace and in the different areas of activities </li></ul><ul><li>challenge and combat patterns and norms of the society in which leads to groups of individuals receiving negative special treatment and loss of power and status </li></ul><ul><li>Gender and diversity issues should not be treated separately or in addition to regular activities, but rather be integrated in all activities. The responsibility lies within the councils, boards and senior management. </li></ul>* Regardless of gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion or other belief, sexual orientation, disability or age .
    6. 6. Group for Equal Rights and Diversity <ul><li>support departments and organisations in their work with gender and diversity issues. Focusing especially on issues concerning human rights, values and anti-discrimination. </li></ul><ul><li>The group works through: </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Influencing attitudes and values </li></ul><ul><li>Consultations, seminars and workshops </li></ul>
    7. 7. one picture of go:teborg
    8. 8. Women and men in politics <ul><li>City Councillors : 81 – 38 women/43 men </li></ul><ul><li>City Executive Board: 13 – 9 women/4 men </li></ul><ul><li>Local committees, company boards? </li></ul>
    9. 9. Gender segregated organisation <ul><li>City Districts: 80% women – 20% men </li></ul><ul><li>Upper management level: </li></ul><ul><li>Other management: </li></ul><ul><li>All emloyees: </li></ul>
    10. 10. Is our budget discriminating? <ul><li>Gender budgeting - methods to make gender visible in the budgets of public organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anna Klerby & Ingrid Osika </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Definition consisting of three parts <ul><li>1.Evaluation of the gender effects of the budget </li></ul><ul><li>2. A restucturing, i.e. a change in revenues and expences aiming to improve equality </li></ul><ul><li>3. Mainstreaming of a gender perspective at all levels of the budgeting process </li></ul>
    12. 12. Aims <ul><li>The aim of the Swedish gender politics is to ensure women and men the same power to shape society and their own lives </li></ul><ul><li>An even distribution of power and influence </li></ul><ul><li>Economical equality </li></ul><ul><li>Even distribution of unpaid work and caretaking within home and family </li></ul><ul><li>Mens violence against women shall cease </li></ul>
    13. 13. How do we achieve gender equality? <ul><li>Three strategies: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Adaption </li></ul><ul><li>- adapting women to a male norm </li></ul><ul><li>2. Assimilation </li></ul><ul><li>- adding womens perspective </li></ul><ul><li>3. Transformation </li></ul><ul><li>- changing norms and values </li></ul>Squires 2005
    14. 19. Methods for analysing the budgeting process <ul><li>Chart directions for example, for example what resultats are demanded </li></ul><ul><li>Gender specific facts, diagrams and tables </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis of words and texts </li></ul><ul><li>Representation of women and men in administration and power positions </li></ul>