WELDI Session: "Gender discrimination at work: reputation and legal risks for employers"


Discrimination based on gender is a common civil rights violation that takes many forms, including sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, and unequal pay for women who do the same jobs as men. So we gathered WELDI participants to seize these vulnerable questions with us, to prevent reputation and legal risks for employers, and give CEOs and women top-managers tips on how to avoid such conflicts at work.



Oksana MonastyrskaManaging Director, PBN Hill+Knowlton Strategies;

Oksana VoynarovskaPartner, Head of Labour & Employment practice group, Vasil Kisil & Partners.

Issues discussed:

  • Women in Business: recent surveys;
  • Global context of gender discrimination: rankings and declaration of legislative guarantees of gender equality in Ukraine;
  • Internal policies on discrimination;  
  • Women rights that are not widely known: risks for employers;
  • Gender discrimination in Ukraine and in the world: representative case;
  • Gender discrimination and reputational risks for employer;
  • TOP-10 practical tips by a lawyer.