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Published by rudy Date posted on July 27, 2019

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[OPINION] An open letter to parents: Your LGBTQ+ kids are alright

Published by rudy Date posted on June 11, 2019

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The gender gap in financial inclusion won’t budge. Here are three ways to shrink it

Published by rudy Date posted on June 14, 2018

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DoLE policies on health and safety

Published by rudy Date posted on May 3, 2018

BY RICHELLE PATAWARAN, Manila Times, May 3, 2018 Since 1903, the Philippines has been celebrating Labor Day annually to recognize the contribution of workers to the economy, and to raise awareness about labor issues affecting the rights of Filipino workers. In honor of Labor Day, we take this opportunity to revisit recent policies issued by…

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DOLE: Female employees not required to wear high heels to work

Published by rudy Date posted on August 26, 2017

By Xianne Arcangel, CNN Philippines, Aug 26, 2017 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 25) — A new law says female employees are no longer required to wear high heels to work.

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Labor participation of women lags due to housework expectations

Published by rudy Date posted on July 7, 2017

Businessworld, Jul 07, 2017 WOMEN remain bound by traditional gender roles, limiting their participation in the work force, according to a study published by state think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS).

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Why educational investment in teenage girls is a necessity

Published by rudy Date posted on June 1, 2017

by Rachel Cooper, Jun 1, 2017 If you invest in a girl, she becomes a woman and she invests in everyone else.” Melinda Gates delivered this call to action from the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in April 2017. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim echoed her sentiments.

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It’s official: women work nearly an hour longer than men every day

Published by rudy Date posted on June 1, 2017

by Ceri Parker, June 2, 2017 Women work an average of 8 hours and 39 minutes a day – nearly an hour longer than men, when both paid and unpaid tasks are taken into account.

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Pay rate next battleground in ‘war’ between sexes

Published by rudy Date posted on April 2, 2017

By Roderick Abad, Businessmirror, Apr 2, 2017 WATCH out for Batch 2020. According to a study, women who finish tertiary education at that time will be the first to close the gender pay gap in their lifetimes. Accenture’s “Getting to Equal 2017” report reveals the urgency to prep up the competency of female undergraduates today…

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Uphill climb for women who return to workplace

Published by rudy Date posted on March 30, 2017

By Cai Ordinario, Businessmirror, March 30, 2017 Women returning to the work force are discriminated against by employers making it difficult for them to get employed, according to specialist professional recruitment consultancy firm Robert Walters.

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Denmark has the best work-life balance. Here’s why

Published by rudy Date posted on March 17, 2017

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Hontiveros slams Tesda chair over women’s role

Published by rudy Date posted on March 16, 2017

By: Maila Ager, INQINQUIRER.net, Mar 16, 2017 Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros on Thursday slammed the head of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) for saying that women “don’t have time anymore for their spouses because they are powerful.”

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Transgender rights

Published by rudy Date posted on February 23, 2017

By Flavia Krause-Jackson, Feb 23, 2017 Most of us grew up thinking there were boys and girls, and who was which was determined by the sex organs a person was born with. The transgender rights movement challenges that. Its advocates say how a person feels determines whether that individual is male, female, both or neither.…

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Long work hours harm women’s health, not men’s

Published by rudy Date posted on December 12, 2016

http://www.ozy.com/presidential-daily-brief/pdb-70232?utm_source=pdb&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=06172016&variable=52af57bdb25c500ad0fe628fd8cf4052#article70247 Go home, already. A new Ohio State University study of more than 12,000 people showed that the risks of diabetes, cancer and heart disease start to rise when women top 40 hours of work per week — and they triple for those who work more than 60. But hard-working men do not encounter the…

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Why don’t we collect data on women?

Published by rudy Date posted on December 12, 2016

http://www.ozy.com/presidential-daily-brief/pdb-69719?utm_source=pdb&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=05212016&variable=52af57bdb25c500ad0fe628fd8cf4052#article69721 Short answer: sexism. Human rights campaigners and researchers complain that traditional data collection is leaving a patchy picture of women’s lives. Employment surveys, for example, often ignore housewives who also have part-time jobs, and many official stats fail to break down results by gender. It’s difficult to tackle problems like domestic violence and maternal…

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PH still leads Asian countries in closing gender gap; 7th in world

Published by rudy Date posted on November 3, 2016

ABS-CBN News, Nov 03 2016 MANILA – The Philippines has maintained its position as the lead Asian country in closing the gender gap, according to the 2016 Global Gender Gap Index (GGI) report released by the World Economic Forum.

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Philippines No. 1 in gender equality in Asia; 7th in world

Published by rudy Date posted on October 26, 2016

By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star), October 26, 2016 The World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Global Gender Gap Report 2016 showed the Philippines closing nearly 79 percent of its gender gap.

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Philippines closes gender gap in health, education

Published by rudy Date posted on October 26, 2016

By Patricia Lourdes Viray (philstar.com), October 26, 2016 MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ gender gap on the subindex of health and survival remains fully closed while it has re-closed the educational attainment subindex, according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2016 published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Tuesday.

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Girls have a place in IT sector

Published by rudy Date posted on September 29, 2016

By Patricia Esteves (The Philippine Star), September 29, 2016 MANILA, Philippines – The tech sector is no longer a man’s world. Just think of Yahoo’s Marisa Mayer, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and others who made a mark and excelled in the IT industry. A career in the IT industry is both lucrative and a rewarding experience.…

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Asian men use smartphones, PCs more than women–report

Published by rudy Date posted on April 18, 2016

by Rizal Raoul Reyes – April 18, 2016, Asian men use smartphones, PCs more than women–report ASIAN women use personal computers (PCs) on Thursdays more than men, a report by Appier Inc. revealed. The report by the Taiwanese technology company shows that on average, Asian men are more active on both PCs and smartphones than…

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Women in the workplace

Published by rudy Date posted on October 1, 2015

Women remain underrepresented across organizations—especially at senior levels of leadership—a new survey by LeanIn.Org and McKinsey finds. September 2015 From entry level to the C-suite, women are underrepresented at US corporations, less likely to advance than men, and face more barriers to senior leadership. In fact, at the rate of progress of the past three…

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Women’s rights are humanrights & womensland rights are central to empowering women & ensuring #gender equality

Published by rudy Date posted on September 27, 2015
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PHL pushing gender goal in new Asean tourism plan

Published by rudy Date posted on September 15, 2015

THE Philippines is spearheading the preparation of a new strategic plan for tourism in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), and is bent on including gender parity and inclusive growth as regional objectives. This developed as the Department of Tourism (DOT) believes the integration of the Asean into one economic community will help boost…

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Where are the women leaders?

Published by rudy Date posted on August 18, 2015

Progress towards closing the gender gap in politics has been slow, according to data accumulated by UN Women. In fact, since 2005 there has only been a 3.5% increase in the global number of female ministers. Today, there are 715 female minsters worldwide; a mere 17.7% of government ministers globally.

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#KeriBeks: Where gays are the latest political pawns

Published by rudy Date posted on August 6, 2015

After the fanfare, after the loud music is over and the celebrities go home, none of these politicians will stand by us and say, ‘I believe you should have what I have’

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4 tips for working from home without being hassled

Published by rudy Date posted on July 27, 2015

People think I’m so lucky to be a work-from-home writer and human resources consultant. Well, those people are right. Working from home is awesome. The rumors are true: I wear yoga pants and eat ice cream in the middle of the day. But working from home isn’t for everybody.

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PH female pilots: Small in number but steadily growing

Published by rudy Date posted on July 15, 2015

As of the first quarter of 2015, there are 25 certified aviatrixes operating planes across the Philippines, records from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines show.

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UN: Philippine efforts to uphold women’s rights not enough

Published by rudy Date posted on June 29, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines still falls short in preventing the violation of women’s reproductive rights despite its passage of a Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law in 2012, a report of a United Nations committee revealed.

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These male CEOs and world leaders are getting creative about gender equality

Published by rudy Date posted on June 18, 2015

The latest round of male leaders to commit to the UN Women HeForShe campaign are stepping outside the gender parity box. Are you ready for Gender Equality Technicians? Could creating an army of “Gender Equality Technicians” or prompting companies to do annual, firm-wide salary gap surveys bring about real gender equality?

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Is gender bias a reason to quit your job?

Published by rudy Date posted on June 17, 2015

Staying in a job where success is limited could be harmful to your career. MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: Why is it important for women to take risks in business? is written by Lauren Stiller Rikleen, president…

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