Women in the Workplace: Breaking through Asia's Glass Ceiling

Feature | 28 March 2014
Economic growth has not translated into more and better work opportunities for women in Asia and the Pacific. Studies made in Cambodia, Kazakhstan, and the Philippines show that a good combination of legislative, economic, and social reforms can bring down the gender barriers that limit women's productive employment and access to decent work in the region.  
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More Decent Work for Women Key to Asia's Economic, Social Progress Giving women in Asia more opportunities to secure decent, productive work will have major social and economic spinoffs for the region and is essential for inclusive growth.

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Asia Still Lacks Decent Jobs for Women Although some gender gaps have been reduced, women still struggle for equality in the workplace.

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Gender Equality and the Labor Market - Cambodia, Kazakhstan, and the Philippines  REPORT
Good Global Economic and Social Practices to Promote Gender Equality in the Labor Market Best practices in the promotion of women's productive and decent work though macroeconomic policies and social safety nets  

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Good Global Legal Practices to Promote Gender Equality in the Labor Market Examples of labor legislation that promotes and ensures decent work for women

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Cambodia Women Road Builders Women get their fair share of work building up to 1,500 km of rural roads across Cambodia.

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Gender Equality and the Labor Market: Cambodia, Kazakhstan, and the Philippines Analysis of labor markets, policies, and legislation in Cambodia, Kazakhstan, and the Philippines

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Gender Equality in the Labor Market in Cambodia A review of labor laws and policies promoting gender equality in Cambodia and recommended measures to improve work opportunities for women in the country

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Gender Equality in the Labor Market in the Philippines A review of labor laws and policies promoting gender equality in the Philippines and recommended measures to improve work opportunities for women in the country