Mindset change needed to achieve gender equality in labour market: ILO Society

Mindset change needed to achieve gender equality in labour market: ILO

A new research brief shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has not only exacerbated existing inequalities but also created new gender gaps, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Vietnam has said, calling for a change in the mindset of not only every man but also every woman to influence their economic behaviour and achieve gender equality in the labour market.
Former WTO Chief urges Thai gov’t to address inequality World

Former WTO Chief urges Thai gov’t to address inequality

A former director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has imagined the future of Thailand, after COVID-19 crisis, in a seminar focused on decentralisation and inequality reduction, saying that democracy is being undermined by three factors.
Vietnam does well on inequality reduction commitment Society

Vietnam does well on inequality reduction commitment

Vietnam has done well on the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index (CRII), coming second within ASEAN, and ranking 77 out of 158 countries this year, according to a new analysis from Oxfam and the Development Finance International which was released on October 8.
Gender inequality increases in Ha Nam Society

Gender inequality increases in Ha Nam

Gender inequality at birth has increased in the northern province of Ha Nam in recent years, according to the provincial Office of Population and Family Planning.
Malaysia: income gap doubles in two decades ASEAN

Malaysia: income gap doubles in two decades

In spite of a decrease in official income inequality, the absolute earnings between Malaysia’s top 20 percent and their countrymen has nearly doubled compared with that of two decades ago, The Star newspaper reported.