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Gender-Responsive Procurement in Asia and the Pacific: An Opportunity for an Equitable Economic Future

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

Published by the Asian Development Bank, this report highlights the importance of gender-responsive procurement in creating an inclusive economic future.

Trends and Opportunities to Advance Gender Equality in Business in Asia and the Pacific

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report provides valuable insights into the current state of gender equality in business in the Asia Pacific. It looks at various factors ...

Gender Equity Insights 2022

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

The Gender Equity Insights 2022 report examines the trends, policies and practices that positively affect gender inequality and any areas where improvements can still ...

Yaring Pinay Gender Communication Toolkit for TVET Students

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This toolkit provides a comprehensive set of resources to aid in fostering gender-responsive communication. It is designed for educators, administrators, and students looking ...

Case Study: Sponsorship and Its Effects on Workplace Gender Equality PT Vale Indonesia and PT Adis Dimensions Footwear

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This case study examines the influence of sponsorship programs on gender equality in the workplace.

Applying the Asian Development Bank’s Approach to Gender Mainstreaming in Private Sector

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This tip sheet ADB’s overall approach to gender mainstreaming and xplains the design features and potential gender measures in private sector projects.

JEDI Investing Toolkit

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

The JEDI Investing Toolkit is designed for investors who want to apply a justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) lens to their processes ...

How to Drive Belonging for Women in the Workplace

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

By analysing data from the Better to Belong research with a gender lens, this report uncovered how women’s experiences in the workplace ...

Experiences of COVID-19: The pandemic and work/life outcomes for Australian men and women

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report seeks to identify and examine the gendered impact of the pandemic on men and women in Australia from March 2020 to June 2022.

Women in the Workplace 2022

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

Women in the Workplace 2022 is a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America. The study found that women are underrepresented ...

State of the Industry: An assessment of progress in diversity, equity and inclusion across the global advertising industry

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report explores the progress made to date and identifies the gaps and opportunities to drive transformative change in the advertising industry.

Gender Equality Strategy 2022-2025

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

UNDP’s Gender Equality Strategy 2022-2025 guides the organisation in its efforts to assist countries with accelerating progress on gender equality and empowering ...

The Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index 2022

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This research report assesses spending, tax and labour policies in 161 countries to determine how they address inequality at the height of the pandemic.

Driving Growth and Improved Business Performance – The Opportunity of Investing in Gender-Inclusive Strategies

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report presents the findings from a four-year initiative by Shell Foundation and Value for Women, co-founded with aid from the UK government, ...

A Guide to Investing in First-Time Women and Diverse Fund Managers

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This guide aims to equip first-time women and diverse fund managers with the knowledge, resources, and tools needed to allocate scalable capital.

Women’s Leadership in the ASEAN Region: Data Snapshot

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report explores the various leadership roles that women play in the region, through available official statistics.

Blended Finance: When to use which instrument?

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report is a practical guide for development actors and philanthropic organisations, taking an in-depth look into best practices and guiding actors to ...

Mapping the nexus: media reporting of violence against girls and the normalization of violence

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

Published by the United Nations Children’s Fund, this report provides an overview of the landscape of global trends in media reporting on ...

Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2022

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

Gender Snapshot 2022 highlights the latest evidence on gender quality across all 17 goals, providing an in-depth look at the long road ahead to achieve ...

CEW Senior Executive Census 2022

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

The CEW Senior Executive Census 2022 tracks the progress of women’s representation in the executive leadership teams of ASX300 companies, serving as an ...

Unpaid Care and Domestic Work: Counting the Costs

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This policy brief provides a better understanding of unpaid and domestic work, highlighting its costs to women and the economy.

Valuing and Investing in Unpaid Care and Domestic Work – Country Case Study: Philippines

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This case study on the Philippines highlights the country’s progress in addressing women’s unpaid care and domestic work within the larger ...

A Journey Not a Destination: A Practical Guide for Entrepreneurial Intermediaries and Investment Firms To Overcome 5 Common Stumbling Blocks in Their Gender Journey

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This guide outlines the top five challenges intermediaries and investors face through their gender journey, discussing best practices from how Value for Women ...

Gender Reporting Toolkit (Bahasa Indonesia)

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

The tool kit is designed to be practical for all companies in Indonesia and includes all reporting template standards that exist in Indonesia ...

Government responses to COVID-19: Lessons on gender equality for a world in turmoil

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report overall, government responses paid inadequate attention to gender dynamics, providing key lessons for governments.

Financial Instruments to Strengthen Women’s Economic Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risks

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

The report highlights the importance of financial inclusion and identifies distribution channels to ensure that low-income women have access to these financial products ...

Impact of COVID-19 on private sector employees in the Philippines – 2022

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This February 2022 survey explores the impact of COVID-19 on private sector employees in the Philippines.

Impact of COVID-19 on private-sector employees in Vietnam – 2022

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This February 2022 survey explores the impact of COVID-19 on private sector employees in Vietnam.

Impact of COVID-19 on private sector employees in Indonesia – 2022

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This February 2020 survey explores the impact of COVID-19 on private sector employees in Indonesia.

Global Gender Gap Report 2022

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

Since 2006, the Global Gender Gap Report has been measuring gaps between men and women based on economic participation and opportunity, health and survival, ...

The gender pay gap in the health and care sector A global analysis in the time of COVID-19

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report highlights signification variation in gender pays gaps in the health and care sector across countries, suggesting that targeted action to close ...

Building Forward Together: Towards an inclusive and resilient Asia and the Pacific

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

Building Forward Together: Towards an inclusive and resilient Asia and the Pacific aims to support regional dialogue, in preparation for the High-Level Political ...

Regressing Gender Equality in Myanmar: Women living under the Pandemic and Military rule

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This study by UNDP and UN Women looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and military takeover on Women in Myanmar.

Gender Equality Attitudes Study 2022: The levers for change

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

Gender Equality Attitudes Study 2022 measures the prevalence of discriminatory attitudes of gender-based stereotypes perpetuating gender equality and exhibit how widespread and deeply embedded ...

Quantifying the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender equality on health, social, and economic indicators: a comprehensive review of data from March, 2020, to September, 2021

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This research looks at publicly available datasets with information on indicators related to vaccine hesitancy and uptake, health care services, economic and work-related ...

Gendered Impacts of MSME Policy Responses to COVID-19 in South East Asia (Indonesia)

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report uncovers the outcomes of MSME policy responses to the pandemic in Indonesia.  

Gendered Impacts of MSME Policy Responses to COVID-19 in South East Asia (The Philippines)

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report uncovers the outcomes of MSME policy responses to the pandemic in the Philippines.  

Gendered Impacts of MSME Policy Responses to COVID-19 in South East Asia (Vietnam)

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report uncovers the outcomes of MSME policy responses to the pandemic in Vietnam. 

Census on Women in Executive Leadership Team in IDX200 companies

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report analyses women’s representation in Indonesia’s top 200 publicly listed companies to understand the status of women representation in executive leadership.  

Investor’s Journey in Gender Lens Investing: Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc.

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This case study explores the gender lens investing journey of FSSI, offering a motivating case for investors beginning to become more intentional about ...

A Roadmap for Australian investors: How to invest to achieve gender equity, racial equity, diversity and inclusion

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This roadmap details how to invest to achieve gender equity, racial equity, diversity and inclusion outcomes by investing in and from Australia.

CEO Brief to Promote Inclusive Leadership and Gender Equality in Vietnam

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

Designed as a resource“from executives for executives”, CEO Brief to Promote Inclusive Leadership and Gender Equality in Vietnam uses real-life examples and ...

Gender Equality Update 35: Preparedness and Response for the third wave of COVID-19

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

Gender Equality Update 35: Preparedness and Response for the third wave of COVID-19 highlights the impact of the pandemic on women and excluded groups. 

Ready for Risk: A Business Continuity Management Toolkit for Women SME Entrepreneurs

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This toolkit provides a grounding risk control and business continuity, designed to meet the needs of women entrepreneurs. 

Gendered Impacts of MSME Policy Responses to COVID-19 in South East Asia

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report uncovers the outcomes of MSME policy responses to the pandemic in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam, analysing the varied experiences of ...

Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

In this McKinsey on Government podcast episode, Francis Rose speaks with Nora Gardner, a senior partner in MicKinsey’s DC office and discuss ...

Drivers of Change for Workplace Gender Equality

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This fact sheet highlights seven key drivers of workplace gender equality (WGE) that play an important role in achieving WGE.

Investor’s Journey in Gender Lens Investing: inBEST Ventures

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

Created by Value for Women, this case study explores how inBEST uses gender lens investing as a strategy to create a selling proposition ...

Women, Business and the Law 2022

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report measures the laws and regulations that affect women’s economic opportunity in 190 economies.

International Women’s Day 2022 x Lean In: 50 Ways to Fight the Bias Program

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This interactive tool kit aims to help teams learn about the most common types of biases women face at work.

Southeast Asia Rising from the Pandemic

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report explores important factors and developments affecting the economic recovery of South East Asian countries.

Workplace Gender Equality and Sustainability Reporting: An Initial Analysis of the Top 30 Publicly-Listed Companies in the Philippines as of July 2021

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

The Workplace Gender Equality and Sustainability Reporting report highlights the compliance of the Top 30 Publicly-Listed Companies (PLCs) in the Philippines with the Sustainability ...

Women in Business 2022: Opening the door to diverse talent

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report explores the position of women in senior management across the world, the progress towards gender parity in leadership and the actions ...

Case Study: Promoting Women’s Leadership at Tira Austenite Indonesia

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This case study by Investing in Women showcases how and why Tira Austenite has made progress towards redressing the gender imbalance in its ...

Case Study: Flexible Working Arrangements at Digiserve by Telkom Indonesia (Previously Telkomtelstra)

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This case study showcases how and why Telkomtelstra put in place flexible working arrangements as part of its commitment to supporting women in ...

Case Study: Flexible Working Arrangements at L’Oréal Indonesia

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This case study showcases how and why L’Oréal Indonesia put in place measures to achieve flexible working arrangements, and what the ...

The Potential for a New Way of Approaching Women’s Economic Empowerment in Market Systems Development

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This discussion paper captures the key learnings and stimulates further discussion to strengthen thinking about and approaches for women’s economic empowerment in ...

Insights Panel: Gender Equality Norms among Urban Millennials – Midline Report

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report examines urban millennials’ views on childcare and breadwinning, and social expectations concerning gender norms.

Addressing Agriculture Market Dysfunctions through Blended Finance with a Gender Lens

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This paper presents Investing in Women’s learnings on how blended finance using the ‘Capital Plus’ model can spur growth in agribusinesses in ...

Country Gender Equality Profile Viet Nam 2021

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2022

This report is the first provides an in-depth analysis on gender equality issues in Vietnam based on available evidence, data and research.

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