Singapore, 10 Feb 2018 – The call for gender wage parity is not a recent phenomenon and predates the women’s suffrage movement of the 1920s. Although the International Labour Organisation was set up in 1919, it was only in 1951 that the Equal Remuneration Convention (No. 100) was formally adopted. In 1962, then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, recognising the power of the women’s vote, signed into law “equal pay for equal work” within the Singapore civil service.
Singapore, 26 January 2018 – The benefits of having a gender diverse board are widely acknowledged and well documented — from enhanced financial performance to increased trust from institutional investors, heightened investor confidence, stronger corporate governance and greater social impact.
Singapore, 31 July 2017– BoardAgender is saddened by the death of former chief executive of the Singapore Exchange (SGX), Magnus Bocker, who passed away in the United States.
Singapore, March 23, 2017 – The PAP Women’s Wing and BoardAgender, an initiative of the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO), are advocating that more needs to be done to increase the number of women in senior leadership roles and the boardroom.
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WOMEN in key positions should use their influence and expertise to help other women to develop their careers and become potential directors, Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob said on Tuesday at a conference for senior women executives and professionals.