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Investing in Women holds a thought-leadership responsibility to contribute to advance knowledge building to strengthen the business case of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality.

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Investing in Women holds a thought-leadership responsibility to contribute to advance knowledge building to strengthen the business case of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality.

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Fact Sheets

Eliminating Discriminatory Workplace Practices

June 2019

Discrimination against women in the workplace is a persistent structural and social issue that can start as early as the hiring process.

Paternity Leave in Myanmar

May 2019

This fact sheet discusses the benefits of paternity leave, the state of paternity leave in Myanmar and the policy challenges that are preventing ...

Paternity Leave in Vietnam

May 2019

This fact sheet discusses the benefits of paternity leave, the state of paternity leave in Vietnam and the policy challenges that are preventing ...

Paternity Leave in Indonesia

May 2019

This fact sheet discusses the benefits of paternity leave, the state of paternity leave in Indonesia and the policy challenges that are preventing ...

Paternity Leave in the Philippines

May 2019

This fact sheet discusses the benefits of paternity leave, the state of paternity leave in the Philippines and the policy challenges that are ...

Shifting millennial gender norms: Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines

May 2019

Despite persistent gender inequalities in all three countries, Investing in Women’s  survey data reveals that within this demographic there are many positive ...

Five years of Workplace Gender Equality Agency data

November 2018

This fact sheet/booklet provides a detailed picture of the state of gender equality in Australia’s workplaces. The report is compiled by ...

Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work: Key findings in Asia and the Pacific

June 2018

This report takes a comprehensive look at unpaid and paid care work in Asia and the Pacific and its relationship with the changing ...

Gender Gap in Earnings in Vietnam: Why Do Vietnamese Women Work in Lower Paid Occupations?

March 2018

This report analyses the gender earnings gap in Vietnam and explores why women choose to work in lower paid occupations.

International standards on women and work in the Philippines

April 2017

This report provides an overview of the international standards on women and work, and explores to what extent they have been implemented in ...

Women, Work and Care (Philippines)

August 2018

This report summarises the current situation of women in the Philippines and discusses their dual responsibilities in the family and the workplace.

How gendered is recruitment? The case of Indonesia and the Philippines

August 2018

This report discusses the connection between cultural expectations around gender roles and the degree of gender diversity in the workplace in Indonesia and ...

Exploring cross-industry connectedness in corporate governance networks in Vietnam

August 2016

This report explores the degree to which individual directors are sitting on multiple corporate boards in Vietnam, and the impact this has on ...

Aid flows and women and work in South East Asia

July 2017

This report analyses aid flows to Southeast Asia, and the degree to which overseas development funding is spent on projects promoting women’s ...

Women’s rights as workers under CEDAW in Vietnam

July 2017

This report analyses Vietnam’s adoption of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women in relation to women’...

Women’s rights as workers under CEDAW in the Philippines

July 2017

This report analyses the Philippines’ adoption of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women in relation to women’...

Women and Entrepreneurship in Vietnam

July 2017

This report examines the state of small to medium enterprises in Vietnam, and the contribution that women-owned businesses make to the Vietnamese economy.

Women and Entrepreneurship in the Philippines

July 2017

This report examines the state of small to medium enterprises in the Philippines, and the contribution that women-owned businesses make to the Philippine ...

Women and Entrepreneurship in Indonesia

July 2017

This report examines the state of small to medium enterprises in Indonesia, and the contribution that women-owned businesses make to the Indonesian economy.

Women’s rights as workers under CEDAW in Myanmar

July 2017

This report analyses Myanmar’s adoption of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women in relation to women’...

Women’s rights as workers under CEDAW in Indonesia

July 2017

This report analyses Indonesia’s adoption of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women in relation to women’...

Entrepreneurship and the entrepreneur: A literature review

July 2017

This report undertakes a review of the literature on entrepreneurship and the entrepreneur, with a focus on understanding how levels of economic development ...

Voices of women in entrepreneurship

July 2017

This report examines the nature of women’s entrepreneurship, and the characteristics and challenges that are specific to women entrepreneurs.

Stories of women-owned enterprises: Tòhe (Vietnam)

July 2017

This report showcases Tòhe: a woman-owned social enterprise in Vietnam. The case study tells the story of the business and explores the ...

International standards on women and work in Vietnam

July 2017

This report provides an overview of the international standards on women and work, and explores to what extent they have been implemented in ...

Exploring cross-industry connectedness in corporate governance networks in the Philippines

June 2017

This report explores the degree to which individual directors are sitting on multiple corporate boards in the Philippines, and the impact this has ...

Exploring cross-industry connectedness in corporate governance networks in Indonesia

June 2017

This report explores the degree to which individual directors are sitting on multiple corporate boards in Indonesia, and the impact this has on ...

International standards on women and work in Myanmar

June 2017

This report provides an overview of the international standards on women and work, and explores to what extent they have been implemented in ...

International standards on women and work in the Philippines

April 2017

This report provides an overview of the international standards on women and work, and explores to what extent they have been implemented in ...

International standards on women and work in Indonesia

April 2017

This report provides an overview of the international standards on women and work, and explores to what extent they have been implemented in ...

Philippine Business coalition analysis

April 2017

This report provides an overview of the Philippine Business Coalition for Women’s Empowerment, and explores its key characteristics, challenges and opportunities.

Gender diversity in corporate governance

February 2017

This report highlights key research findings on gender diversity in corporate governance, and explores opportunities to improve women’s participation on boards.

Gender equality and empowerment – key concepts

January 2017

This report explores key concepts around gender equality and empowerment, emphasising the dual importance of gender equality policies and an enabling institutional environment.

Indonesia Business coalition analysis

January 2017

This report provides an overview of the Indonesia Business Coalition for Women’s Empowerment, and explores its key characteristics, challenges and opportunities.

Gender participation and influence in corporate governance networks in Vietnam

November 2016

This report provides an overview of corporate governance principles and structures, and explores how corporate governance connectedness in Vietnam can influence women’s ...

Gender participation and influence in corporate governance networks in the Philippines

November 2016

This report provides an overview of corporate governance principles and structures, and explores how corporate governance connectedness in the Philippines can influence women’...

Gender participation and influence in corporate governance networks in Indonesia

November 2016

This report provides an overview of corporate governance principles and structures, and explores how corporate governance connectedness in Indonesia can influence women’s ...

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