HRM Asia marks International Women's Day

A roundup of our coverage for International Women's Day 2018.

Hello from the HRM Magazine Asia offices – and Happy International Women’s Day!

Did you know that International Women’s Day has been celebrated on March 8 for almost a century? Exactly 95 years, in fact, although the United Nations only began to recognise it from 1975.

For those who are wondering, there is indeed also an International Men’s Day. It's on November 19.

But the truth is, many people would probably welcome the day when International Women’s Day becomes  yet another random holiday in the calendar. As it is, the gender pay gap is still a reality in many countries and industries, never mind the proverbial glass ceiling that women and minorities encounter in the workplace.

The campaign for equal rights does not start and end with this day on the calendar, so we hope you’ll find some interesting insights and pointers from our special International Women’s Day coverage – scroll on for our roundup. 


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Diversity and inclusion: more than checking the box
HRM Asia - 20 Jun 2018
HR must continue to enact HR policies that eliminate real and perceived social differences.
P&G’s efforts against workplace harassment, bullying, and discrimination
- 19 Jun 2018
With #MeToo throwing light on workplace harassment, it has become more important than ever for companies to call out clear standards for conduct.
Corporate LGBT advocacy: An ongoing fight
HRM Asia - 24 May 2018
Why companies must do their part to ensure that LGBT rights do not go in reverse.
How analytics raised engagement levels at Takeda Pharmaceutical
- 17 May 2018
HR Insider preview: Takeda's HR consolidation has been an integral part of the company's journey to going global.
Uncovering the gender pay gap
HRM Asia - 04 May 2018
A new study has identified that the real reason for the gender pay gap is the lack of women in higher-paying roles.
Standard Chartered's new staff-centric global brand campaign
Kelvin Ong - 02 May 2018
Some 85,000 employees gave their insights during the design process of the new marketing campaign.