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Ending violence is our business

November 2019

Ending violence is our business is a tool developed by the UN Women Regional Office for Asia Pacific to share practices and key ...

Women in the Workplace 2019

November 2019

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the state of women in corporate jobs in the United States. Findings for Women in the ...

Report: Determinants of Female Labour Force Participation in the Philippines

October 2019

A study released by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Determinants of Female Labor Force Participation in the Philippines, has identified the ...

Examining the Women’s Low Labor Market Participation Rate in the Philippines: Is Housework the Missing Link?

August 2019

This paper looks into the role of women’s housework and discusses the role of housework on men’s market work in the ...

Employees’ perceptions of a family-responsive workplace and their productivity

July 2019

The People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) and Investing in Women collaborated on a research on the implications of family-responsive workplace policies ...

Communications and Gender Checklist: Things to Consider

July 2019

This short guide outlines tips for how to apply a gender and inclusion lens while developing and reviewing communications materials.

Board Gender Diversity in ASEAN

July 2019

The Board Gender Diversity in ASEAN study advances the case that having women in business leadership positions is good for company performance,.

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.

Women in Business and Management: The business case for change

May 2019

This report shows that gender diversity is a smart business strategy: the lack of gender diversity may act as a barrier to enhanced ...

Women in the Philippine C-Suite

April 2019

This report explains the 4 key interplaying factors – individual, family, corporation culture and societal pressures – that puts a pressure to the rise of women ...

East Asia Forum Quarterly Vol.11 No.1: Investing in Women

March 2019

This issue of EAFQ touches on key economic and social questions that affect gender equality in South East Asia and East Asia, delving ...

Investing in Women Phase 2 Investment Design Document Update

February 2019

This updated Investment Design Document for Investing in Women reflects the opportunities and constraints of the evolving operational environments; the policy and budgetary ...

Work for a Brighter Future Report 2018

January 2019

This report portrays the urgency of the changes that the world of work is facing, and provides ideas on how to manage and ...

The Global Gender Gap Index Report 2018

December 2018

This report benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, education, health and political criteria, and provides country rankings that allow for effective comparisons across ...

Gender Lens Investing Tool: Designing an Action Plan

November 2018

This toolkit for gender lens investing supports the design of an investment strategy with considerations for how gender dynamics might present risks and ...

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 ...

Game changers: Women and the Future of Work in Asia and the Pacific

September 2018

This report examines the situation of women in Asia and the Pacific and analyses progress and obstacles in terms of gender equality in ...

Women, Work and Care (Indonesia)

August 2018

This report summarises the current situation of women in Indonesia and discusses how family responsibilities are holding women back in the workplace.

The Landscape for Impact Investing in Southeast Asia

August 2018

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of impact investing activity and trends between 2007 and 2017 in 11 countries: Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, ...

Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work

June 2018

This report takes a comprehensive look at unpaid and paid care work and its relationship with the changing world of work. A key ...

The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in Asia Pacific

April 2018

This report from the McKinsey Global Institute explores the challenge of gender inequality in Asia Pacific and considers what it will take to ...

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.

How the gender pay gap varies across south-east Asia

March 2018

This report provides an overview of the gender pay gap in Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand, drawing on a number of ...

Still looking for room at the top: Ten years of research on women in the workplace

March 2018

The article provides an overview of McKinsey’s research in the last 10 years on women in the workplace. It presents a strong business ...

Entrepreneurship Development Interventions for Women Entrepreneurs

February 2018

This report presents key findings of interventions promoting small and medium enterprises as a means to create more and better jobs.

APEC Gender Inclusion Guidelines

November 2017

This report offers guidance on how to integrate gender-responsive approaches into APEC Fora, Strategic and Work Plans, Annual Reports and Projects. It complements ...

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