WOMEN remain underrepresented in business and in leading positions. In France, only 15 per cent of them hold managerial positions; similarly in Singapore, women occupy only 25 per cent of the...

[LONDON] Employing more women brings a stock market boost, according to Morgan Stanley research on how diversity links to share prices.

[NEW DELHI] When Colombo's mayor announced Sri Lanka's congested capital would go car-free this Sunday to promote a "healthier" lifestyle, she might have expected a few grumbles from petrolheads...

TWELVE women entrepreneurs were honoured at the Women Entrepreneur Awards (WEA) on July 9. The highest honour - the Supernova Award - went to Chew Gek Khim, executive chairman of both Tecity Group...

NETWORKING events that are organised exclusively for women in Singapore's technology industry are on the rise, dispelling the prevailing view that women are unempowered in this male-dominated...

IT'S A STICKY issue for both the women receiving it, and the guide that insists on bestowing it. 

[NEW DELHI] The Dalai Lama is "deeply sorry" about comments he made about women in a recent BBC interview, his office said in a statement on Tuesday.

JAPAN'S health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are "necessary and appropriate" in the...

[LONDON] Girls worldwide hope to become leaders, but they expect to face sexism and harassment when they get there, a global child rights organisation said in a report released on Tuesday.

[FRANKFURT] Europe's leaders will have no one to blame but themselves if they can't find a female candidate to even consider for the presidency of the European Central Bank (ECB).