How To Stay Organized At Work

No matter if you’re working for a company or own a business, when it comes to being organized and keeping things in order, it sometimes seems like a real challenge. You seem to be getting more and more emails and endless tasks that need to be solved in a short period of time. However, the only thing that’s on your mind is the bubbly and relaxing bath that you’re going to be taking as soon as you get back home. Even though you’re an organized and motivated person, sometimes it might be hard to … [Read more...]

Should Household Appliances be Celebrated for their Role in Liberating Women?

In the UK, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of women first being given the vote – admittedly for a limited number of middle and upper-class women, but nevertheless a big leap forward on the road to equality. In the United States, the vote was first granted in 1920, so America will be celebrating in a couple of years’ time. When scholars and historians discuss the most significant landmarks in the history of women’s liberation, they inevitably mention the vote, the contraceptive pill, equal pay, … [Read more...]

The Reasons Why So Many Women Choose to Work in HR

Look around any HR department and you will soon notice that the majority of the people there are female. This is no coincidence. HR is traditionally a female field and in the US, 70% of people working in HR are women. In the UK, the picture is identical. In 1997, 64% of HR employees were women, but by 2007, it had risen to 79%. The same applies to HR training courses: once again, the majority of students looking for the best online colleges for human resources are female. In fact, … [Read more...]

The Power of Gender Parity for Business and The Economy

Women matter to companies—they are their employees, their suppliers, their customers, and members of the broader community. A more gender-equal economic and business environment—and society—can benefit companies in a myriad of ways. Businesses mustn’t leave policy makers with the brunt of the responsibility on gender issues; they have a very significant role to play and it is in their interest to do so. Two new McKinsey reports underscore the economic and business case for gender parity and … [Read more...]

VIETNAM’s Wage Growth increases despite continuing global slowdown

VIETNAM's Wage Growth increases despite continuing global slowdown Viet Nam has experienced robust wage growth while a new ILO report shows a worse slowdown in global wages. The country, however, still needs to address many challenges, including the informal economy, low productivity and widening gender pay gap. HANOI (ILO News) – Viet Nam has done well in terms of wage growth compared to the world as new ILO figures show a continuing slowdown in global wages, particularly in … [Read more...]

Progress of the World’s Women: In Pursuit of Justice

  In many countries of the world, the rule of law still rules women out     In every region, there are laws that discriminate against women, in relation to property, the family, employment and citizenship. Too often, justice institutions, including the police and the courts, deny women justice. But, governments and civil society are pioneering innovative approaches to ensure that women can access justice Catalyzing gender-sensitive law reform, investing in one-stop shops and … [Read more...]

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