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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  • Report: Defined by absence, women and research in South Asia
    This new research examines the barriers that women researchers face in South Asia and recommends actions to address them. Based on a series of interviews conducted with global experts in 2014, it shows that in South Asia, cultural restrictions and a lack ...
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  • Most Malaysians earn more than parents, but concerns remain for middle class, girls, Indians: Report
    KUALA LUMPUR: Most Malaysians are better educated and earn more than their parents, but the country faces a "middle-class squeeze", while ethnic Indians and female children face barriers to upward ... still make it to the top 20 per cent in terms of ...
    10/28/2016 - 5:30 am | 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
  • Press release: New UN Women HeForShe IMPACT Report puts spotlight on gender equality in global universities
    “I see the face of the new global agenda ... We need to deliberately create clear paths for women to pursue studies in fields like Computer Science, Engineering and Math so we can overcome social barriers that have no place in a 21st century innovation ...
    09/19/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • The UN’s New Report on Asian Teenagers and HIV Is Just Heart-Breaking
    And the United Nations’ brand new report on HIV infections among teenagers in Asia is pretty upsetting ... And in Malaysia, transgender women can face a“double whammy”: prosecution for being transgender and for having allegedly “same sex ...
    11/30/2015 - 7:15 am | View Link
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  • Women Rising: The Unseen Barriers
    Research has moved away from a focus on the deliberate exclusion of women and toward investigating “second-generation” forms of gender bias as the primary cause ...
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    Women On Boards: Hang Seng Index 2015. Published: March 2015 Price: HK$ 200. Available in English. This report is the fifth study of its kind and ...
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