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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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Women in the workplace

Women in the Workplace 2019| Insights

January 2020

McKinsey & Company, in partnership with LeanIn.Org., has surveyed close to 600 companies and more than a quarter of a million people, 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 ...

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 ...

APEC Economic Policy Report on Structural Reform and Human Capital Development

November 2017

This report discusses some of the issues and policies relating to skills development and labour markets in the APEC region. It analyses how ...

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 in Business: new perspectives on risk and reward

March 2017

This report surveys the role of women in business and considers the issue of risk and reward. The report explores the different ways ...

Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men

March 2017

This report provides a first-ever account of global attitudes and perceptions of women and men regarding women and work, based on the 2016 Gallup ...

Work and Economic Participation in the Philippines

March 2017

This factsheet from the Philippine Statistics Authority focuses on the latest statistical updates on women and men in the country. The 2017 edition contains 84 ...

Globalization and Social Change: Gender-Specific Effects of Trade Liberalization in Indonesia

February 2017

This report looks into the gender-specific effects of trade liberalisation on work participation and hours of work, as well as primary participation in ...

Towards Gender Equality in Vietnam: Making Inclusive Growth Work for Women

December 2016

This report examines Vietnam’s economy through a gender lens, analysing the distribution of productive resources across different groups of women and men; ...

Closing the gender pay gap: A review of the issues, policy mechanisms and international evidence

December 2016

This report reviews the key issues, policy mechanisms and international evidence with respect to closing the gender pay gap. The core focus is ...

The CS Gender 3000: The Reward for Change

September 2016

This report explores the link that exists between diversity and improved business performance, and the measures the progress made on structural changes and ...

Gender Diversity in Boards and Performance of Philippine Publicly Traded Firms: Do Women Matter?

June 2016

This article examines this board-level gender diversity issue for the case of the firms traded in the Philippine Stock Exchange during the period 2003 ...

Getting to Equal: How Digital is Helping Close the Gender Gap at Work

June 2016

This report examines the extent to which men and women have adopted and embraced digital technologies, and the influence that has had on ...

Women in business and management: Gaining momentum in Asia and the Pacific

July 2015

This report brings together the most recent statistics, trends and information on the situation of women in business and management in order to ...

Women in the Workforce: An Unmet Potential in Asia and the Pacific

April 2015

This report looks into the complex and varied causes behind the gap in economic empowerment between males and females across Asia and the ...

Gender Equality in Recruitment and Promotion Practices in Vietnam

March 2015

This report aims to provide a reliable estimate of the economic costs of domestic violence in Vietnam, including potential opportunity and productivity loss ...

The motherhood pay gap: A review of the issues, theory and international evidence

March 2015

This report provides a detailed review of the issues, theory and evidences around the pay gap between mothers and non-mothers, and between mothers ...

Women in Business and Management: Gaining momentum

January 2015

This report brings together available data and statistics to provide a comprehensive, up-to-date and global picture of women in the business world and ...

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 ...

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