Gender & inclusion

  • P&G 2019 Citizenship Report Highlights Community Impact, Gender Equality

    Cincinnati (USA): The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today released its 2019 Citizenship Report, detailing progress in its Citizenship focus areas of Community Impact, Diversity & Inclusion, Gender Equality and Environmental Sustainability built on the foundation of Ethics and Corporate Responsibility. From reaching its 2020 goal of providing 15 billion...
  • Tapping into the Potential of Gender Data

    Marking Human Rights Day, Emily Courey Pryor, Executive Director Data2x – a dynamic platform hosted by the UN Foundation – which promotes and enables production and use of gender data to improve lives of women and girls, talks to Sabin Muzaffar on alleviating gender-based poverty by filling gender data...
  • On Elderly Abuse

    The United Nations defines violence against women and girls as “Any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or...
  • Is there space for girls in STEM?

    Women Engineers Pakistan and Ananke Magazine strive towards one mission, that is, women empowerment in every realm possible. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is one of the fields where women’s representation is currently quite low. It’s this that has given way to this research whose purpose is to...
  • Women Deliver Launches Campaign to Promote Critical Investments in Girls and Women

    September 21st 2016, New York, NY: Women Deliver and 10 partners launched today the Deliver for Good campaign, a global initiative that applies a gender lens to the Sustainable Development Goals and promotes 12 critical investments in girls and women to power progress for all “Achieving growth and prosperity...
  • CFA Institute Study Points to Way Forward for Women in Finance

    Dubai (UAE), September 18, 2016: CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, has completed the largest survey of investment management professionals on the subject of gender diversity to date. The study finds that while women continue to make progress within the industry, much more needs to be done to...
  • Moving the Goalposts: Empowering Girls Through Football

    Tell us about your journey; how was Moving the Goalposts (MTG) launched and what was your source of inspiration? I worked as a radio presenter, producer and reporter for the BBC world service, BBC Radio Four and BBC Radio Five; covering the women’s football World Cup in the United...
  • What’s holding women back at Pakistan’s international tech event?

    Half of the population of the world is women. Termed as the next billion, women are touted as the torchbearers of global sustainable development. Reams of paper have been written, scores of posts published about the critical role of women in every sphere of society, be it economic, political,...
  • Laboring on

    Gender equality is the buzzword of the 21th century as is the very real struggle for growth of global economy. Surprisingly though, with such realities in plain sight, half of the population of the world being women are still unable to fully participate in modern economy. That said, those...