WOMEN have warm hands, their periods alter their sense of taste and they can't work long hours - just some of the claims from those in Japan who believe women can't be sushi chefs.

[SINGAPORE] Fathers working at Citi Singapore can now take up to four weeks of paid paternity leave when their child is born - twice the duration set in the previous policy, which provided the...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] Nearly 90 per cent of the world's population - of every gender - holds some prejudice against women, according to a UN study published Wednesday, ahead of...

EACH year, International Women's Day presents an opportunity to reflect on the progress of women and girls in the preceding year. The 2020 Global Gender Gap Report published by the World Economic...

[BRUSSELS] The European Union's executive aims to introduce laws to combat gender pay gap across the bloc for the first time ever in a bid to fight inequality and boost the economy, according to a...

[LONDON] Britain is "generations away" from achieving gender equality in top positions across the workplace, according to a survey by a leading women's rights group published on Monday.

[LOS ANGELES] The number of major Hollywood films starring female lead characters sharply increased last year, a study revealed on Wednesday.

EDITORIAL

IN a year marked to an extent by decline and damage (think low economic growth, trade wars, leadership regression, mass protests, etc) a recent report on gender parity still managed to raise...

[WASHINGTON] Women around the world take on far more unpaid work than men but what they should never do is agree to a lower wage in the workplace, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said on Tuesday....

COMPANIES will benefit if they are intentional in promoting gender equality, Balaka Niyazee, CEO of Procter and Gamble (P&G) Korea, told The Business Times in an interview.