Asia's women face more barriers than those in the West in penetrating the top ranks of corporate management, contributing to a shortage of talent that threatens to stifle the region's economic growth, according to a report.

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  • PRESS RELEASE: Reducing gender gaps would significantly benefit women, society and the economy – report
    Northern Africa, the Arab States and Southern Asia would see the greatest benefits ... should be to alleviate the constraints that women face in choosing to enter the labour market and address the barriers they are confronted with once they are in the ...
    06/15/2017 - 1:53 am | View Link
  • Identity politics and intolerance a barrier to development, says UN report
    Photograph: Goodman/LNP/REX/Shutterstock Nationalism and identity politics – of which Brexit is one of the latest examples – are barriers ... of adult women who completed four to six years of primary school are illiterate. At the top and bottom of ...
    03/20/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • New UNESCO Report Highlights Just How Exclusive Access to Education Is
    A new report by UNESCO focuses on the challenges girls and women continue to face ... in Northern African and Western Asia, where just 95 girls are enrolled in primary school for every 100 boys. Girls face the biggest barriers in sub-Saharan Africa ...
    10/4/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Women in Latin America and Caribbean Face Wide-Ranging Barriers to Economic Opportunity, Says WBG Report
    WASHINGTON, September 9, 2015 – Women in the Latin America and Caribbean region face wide-ranging barriers to their economic advancement ... Nicaragua emerged as the top reformer in the region by introducing paternity leave, giving married men and ...
    09/9/2015 - 8:16 am | View Link
  • Realities of Rural Women Across South Asia—A Report from North India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka
    The blindness to women in agriculture goes beyond language; the visible-invisible contribution of women in the agriculture sector and rural society is completely neglected. Members of LVC South Asia take ... First, they face barriers to agricultural ...
    03/9/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Publications | Community Business
    Building the Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion – Stories from Asia. Published: March 2016. Price: HK$400 (US$52) Available in English
    07/20/2017 - 12:45 am | View Website
  • Women Rising: The Unseen Barriers
    Many CEOs who make gender diversity a priority—by setting aspirational goals for the proportion of women in leadership roles, insisting on diverse slates of ...
    07/19/2017 - 3:05 pm | View Website
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    Latest trending topics being covered on ZDNet including Reviews, Tech Industry, Security, Hardware, Apple, and Windows
    07/19/2017 - 11:59 am | View Website
  • United Nations News Centre
    UN News Centre – Official site for daily UN news, press releases, statements, briefings and calendar of events. Includes UN radio, video, webcasts, magazines ...
    07/19/2017 - 10:12 am | View Website
  • Women, Business and the Law
    New Report. Women, Business and the Law 2016: Getting to Equal » Getting to Equal measures legal and regulatory barriers to women’s entrepreneurship and employment ...
    07/19/2017 - 8:03 am | View Website
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