The impact of COVID-19 on gender norms in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam
This literature review examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected social norms and gender equality in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. It seeks to understand the impact of the crisis on women and girls; recognise existing initiatives; and identify opportunities to further drive positive shifts toward achieving equality.
This fact sheet explores vital key drivers and other factors that may help progress gender in the workplace. It summarises existing donor literature associated with influencing WGE in South East Asia and assesses the alignment of these findings with work of Investing in Women and the four Business Coalitions in the Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar and Vietnam.
Case Studies from the Indonesia Business Coalition for Women’s Empowerment
These case studies from Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) reveal how businesses in Indonesia, such as Telkom Indonesia, L’Oréal and Tira Austenite, influence change in workplace cultures and promote gender equality. The evidence is clear: workplaces with greater gender equality enjoy higher growth and better performance.
empowering women economically is not
only the right thing to do — it’s the smart
thing to do.
The evidence is clear — women’s economic empowerment is critical to
economic growth. One of the best ways to grow economies and achieve
stronger communities is to empower women and improve their economic
We partner with Impact Investors and ecosystem builders to expand market opportunities for women, with a view to incentivising and catalysing access to capital for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) - led by and responsive to the needs of women.
Workplace Gender Equality and Sustainability Reporting: An Initial Analysis of the Top 30 Publicly-Listed Companies in the Philippines
This report looks at how the top 30 publicly listed companies in the Philippines comply with local and international sustainability reporting guidelines, including workplace gender equality, women’s economic empowerment, and diversity and inclusion. This initial analysis identifies successful approaches that are worth promoting more widely. It also highlights obvious gaps in policy frameworks and data reporting that need addressing to improve gender equality and diversity in the workplace.
The UN Women 2022 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards, recognising leaders and business organisations promoting gender inclusivity and women empowerment, opened on 19 April 2022 with a callout for applications ...
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