GENDER ISSUES

Greater effort needed to end workplace discrimination

Workplace discrimination has come to the fore, with the Government announcing tougher penalties against it. Independent research data by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) indicates the range...

Citi adjusts pay of women who do same work as men

Citigroup has adjusted the pay in Singapore of women who earned less than their male peers for doing the same work, the latest action in a growing trend of companies and countries seeking to close...

Singapore is 3rd in Asia-Pac for nurturing women entrepreneurs, but growth outpaced by other cities

SINGAPORE - Singapore ranked third in the Asia-Pacific in fostering growth for women entrepreneurs, though its progress between 2017 and 2019 was outpaced by several other cities around the world...

Changing the face of tech one girl at a time

Volunteering at a kids' hackathon at a community centre here six years ago, Dr Ayesha Khanna was given a visceral reminder of a deep-seated bias when it comes to women and tech.

Stepping into a men's world: Shoemaker Nita Chauhan wants to help Singaporean men dress better

SINGAPORE - Nita Chauhan is on a quest to help Singaporean men dress better, starting with their shoes.

Earning her pinstripes: Tailor Sheryl Yeo wants to help women fit better into shirts, suits and trousers

SINGAPORE - Sheryl Yeo barely knew how to work a needle when she started her two-year tailoring apprenticeship in 2016.

Singapore a hotbed for female inventors, new figures show

SINGAPORE -Singapore is proving to be a hotbed for female inventors, new statistics show.