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Philippines drops to No. 16 in Gender Gap Report 2020

Dec 17, 2019 - 6:20 PM

The World Economic Forum notes a considerable widening of the political empowerment gap in the Philippines

FEMALE WORKERS. Female laborers in the Philippines have long struggled for fair practice. File photo from AFP

'Marginal improvement' in global fight for gender equality – report

Dec 18, 2018 - 1:18 PM

'The directionally positive average trend registered this year is supported by improvements in 89 of the 144 countries covered both this year and last year,' the World Economic Forum says in its Global Gender Gap Report 2018

Philippines climbs to No. 8 in 2018 Global Gender Gap report

Dec 18, 2018 - 11:43 AM

The World Economic Forum says the Philippines has managed to close about 80% of its total gender gap

SLOWDOWN. Exports of semiconductors are expected to slow down in the fourth quarter of the year owing to weak orders from the EU (European Union), China, and Japan, NEDA says. File photo by Agence France-Presse

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, November 2, 2017

Nov 02, 2017 - 10:44 AM

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ATTACK. An investigator takes pictures with his phone near a pickup truck following an incident in New York on October 31, 2017.  Photo by Don Emmert/AFP

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PH still among 10 most gender-equal nations

Oct 26, 2016 - 8:00 AM

But because of the sluggish pace of change in wealthy countries in Asia the region will not close its economic gap for another 111 years says the World Economic Forum

Economic parity between women and men could take 170 years – report

Oct 26, 2016 - 6:01 AM

Iceland tops the list of the world s most gender equal societies

Comelec exec: Political parties should field more women candidates

Nov 25, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The Philippines now ranks first in Asia and the Pacific when it comes to closing the gender gap but gaps in leadership levels still persist

MORE WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT. Senatorial candidates Leila de Lima, Susan Ople, and Lorna Kapunan answer questions in a forum moderated by Commission on Elections Commissioner Rowena Guanzon. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Women at the top

Sep 01, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The shortage of economic and employment opportunities for women remain the areas that need improvement

PH is Asia's best in closing gender gap

Oct 24, 2012 - 10:10 AM

Overall however women continue to struggle to get top jobs and salaries says the annual Global Gender Gap Report

GLOBAL. Sen Pia Cayetano in a global conference