Women and the World of Work

Blog by Dr Theresa Devasahayam, SI United Nations Representative, Bangkok. Is the world prepared for the future of work, a world transformed by digitalisation? Are workers going to be able to adapt to digital development, robots and artificial intelligence? Where does this leave women workers? These were the questions raised in

Minding the Workplace Gap with C190

Blog by Dr. Theresa Devasahayam, SI United Nations (UN) Representative, Bangkok. In spite of growing numbers of women engaged in paid employment across the world, the workplace is not a gender equal domain. Violence and sexual harassment continue to be pervasive and gender discrimination is often the norm. These forms

Where are All the Women?

A blog by Theresa W. Devasahayam, SI UN Representative for Bangkok and Past President, Soroptimist International of Singapore (SIS) "According to the Global Gender Gap Report, the world has closed 68 percent of its gender gap.1 The 21st century has seen women making significant headway especially in the areas of


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