Tag: gender equality
Maureen Sim says her approach is to listen and take into account everyone's opinion.
The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality expresses concern over reports that the Employment Act will not include provisions outlawing gender bias.
Unlike men, Malaysian women who apply for citizenship for children born overseas must undergo a lengthy registration process.
At the moment, only men can obtain automatic citizenship for their children while women must undergo a lengthy registration process.
Saldana does not like being characterised by her race or sex and is raising her children in a gender-neutral environment.
WAO says Putrajaya must work harder so that women can participate in society in safety and with equality.
Noor Farida Ariffin says flexible working hours, childcare facilities and re-entry arrangements are key to increasing women’s participation in the workforce.
Only one in three entrepreneurs in Britain is female, equivalent to over a million 'missing' businesses overall.
If current trends keep up, it will likely take more than 200 years to bridge the gender gap.
US ranks 23rd while the UK is 13th on PricewaterhouseCoopers' annual ranking of the representation and welfare of women in the workplace.
Anya Shrubsole's six-wicket hail against India in the World Cup final will now be included in the Lord's honours board
Out of the 400 films to be screened at this year's Berlinale, almost half have female directors.
Putrajaya should respond positively to a report on the status of women's rights in Malaysia, say women's rights groups.
It is nothing more than a cultural tradition says Sisters in Islam, while another NGO says it perpetuates a ‘harmful ideology’.
Constitutional law expert Abdul Aziz Bari says equality is fundamental to the constitution and it would be difficult to give special treatment to women.
The #MeToo movement went global as women shared their stories of harassment or gender-based discrimination.
Petaling Jaya MP says the Sexual Harassment Act was first drafted 10 years ago but is now 'sitting on somebody’s table'.
The four working women, who look upon it as a religious obligation, say they have more time to pursue their careers or hobbies.
The former minister says gender equality goes beyond numbers.
Role models remain few and far between for women wanting to enter the cockpit, rather than serve the onboard drinks, despite a huge shortage of pilots worldwide.
The proportion of people of colour doubled in the same period, but started from a low bar of just 8%.
The world’s biggest advertiser wants women directors for at least half of its product commercials by 2023, up from about one in 10 today.
The empowerment of women is slated to be a major campaign theme along with other emotive issues such as immigration, unemployment, security and the bloc’s post-Brexit future.
As the first country where women fought for and won the right to vote, there is no reason why she shouldn’t continue to be a leader, says Minister for Women, Julie Anne Genter.
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