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Female Leaders in FWD Insurance Supports Each Other to Build An Organizational Culture That Values Diversity and Inclusion

Photo by Freepik Check out how the female leaders at FWD Insurance support each other in giving positive influence to build an organizational culture that values diversity […]

Tira Austenite Created a System that Supports Women to Advance in Male-Dominated Companies

Photo by Chevanon Photography from Pexels   The existence of social norms stating that men are more suitable to work in the steel and gas industry makes Tira Austenite […]

The Success of Digiserve by Telkom Indonesia in Implementing Flexible Work Arrangements

Image taken form In Indonesia, the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) industry is still dominated by men. As a result, there are only 36 percent1 female […]

PT HM Sampoerna Tbk Supports New Mothers to be able to Balance Their Role

Many women face dilemmas such as is it necessary to leave a career behind after having children? Henny Susanto, Head of Jakarta Zone, Sales Operational PT […]

The Implementation of Gender Equality is a Moral Obligation that Sintesa Group Believes Can Contribute to the Success of the Organization

Sintesa Group has come a long way in the 100 years since its establishment. Although it started out as a family business, the company who currently […]

The Diverse Team is a Source of Inspiration and Strength for L’Oréal Indonesia

L’Oréal Indonesia’s mission as the number 1 cosmetics company in the world does not stop at just creating beauty that moves the world, but more than […]

Danone Indonesia’s Policy in Supporting Equal Parenting

Source: In our society’s norms, child rearing has always been borne by women as mothers. Whereas the involvement of fathers in childcare at home also had a positive […]

PT Adis Dimension Footwear: The Percentage of Total Female Leaders which Reaches 21%

As a labor-intensive company that has more than 8,000 employees, PT Adis Dimension Footwear recognizes their employees are  resources who drive the company’s progress. Therefore, PT […]

Telkomtelstra; Provide Opportunities For Women to Explore the Technology Sector.

In Indonesia, the number of women who are interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) majors are increasing from year to year. According to the […]

JLL Indonesia Supports Working Mothers by Providing Support in the form of System, Environment and Flexible Workplace.

In 2017, JLL collaborated with the Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) and carried a mission to encourage diversity, provide equal opportunities for men and […]

Producing Textile Experts through AK-Tekstil Solo

Textiles and textile products (TPT) are one of the five manufacturing sectors that the government prioritizes to develop in implementing the fourth industrial revolution. This is […]

Companies Need to Implement These Five Policies to Create Gender Equality

What are policies that make women and men workers feel valued and cared for based on their quality of working performance? 1. Flexibility While women are […]

Child Center at PT Unilever Indonesia

Child Center at PT Unilever Indonesia HELPING EMPLOYEES TO ACHIEVE BEST PRODUCTIVITY Working parents are usually busy and they juggle for not losing chances to nurture […]

IBCWE Committed to Take an Active Role in the One Global Women Empowerment (OGWE)

Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) iscommitted to taking an active role in the One Global Women Empowerment platform. Maya Juwita, Executive Director of IBCWE […]

Winner of Australian/Indonesia Trade and Investment Scholarship

The Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) and Chief Executive Women (CEW) is pleased to announce Velisia Gunawan as the inaugural recipient of the Australia/Indonesia International […]

IBCWE and GRI Launch Gender Reporting Toolkit

The Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) in collaboration with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) launched the Gender Reporting Toolkit as a guide on how […]

The Number of Women in Executive Positions in 200 Listed Companies is still underrepresented

Photo by RODNAE Productions from Pexels   As part of the United Nation’s Sustainable Stock Exchange initiative, the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) seeks to implement and encourage stakeholders […]

Australia & Indonesia International Trade Scholarship

Building on CEW’s existing Scholarship Program, this partnership would develop a scholarship for one Australian woman working in international trade or looking to promote trade and […]

Masculinity Can Play a Role in Supporting Women in the Workplace

Toxic masculinity is actually counter-productive to the company’s operations and must be addressed. Toxic masculinity is an assumption about male behavior that is shaped by social […]

Supporting Female Employees Means Supporting the Company’s Advancement

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Diversity and inclusivity in the company will enrich opinions and viewpoints in it, this will benefit the company with the many solutions and […]

Enough with Business Case and Start with Sponsorship; Advancing Women into Leadership

Photo by Freepik Too few women are reaching the top of their organizations, and a big reason is that they are not getting the high-stakes assignments that […]

Get Rid of Traditional Approaches in Preventing and Dealing with Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Photo by Freepik Sexual harassment is often used as a tool to assert power and dominance. As Teresa Fitzsimmons, Director of Workplace Dynamics at Lausanne Business Solutions, […]

How Women Climb the Leadership Ladder and Manage Conflicts?

Photo by Freepik Women are increasingly faced various challenges while trying to reach the top of their career. One of them is the stereotype of a leader. […]

Father’s Influence Plays a Great Role in Daughter’s Development

Photo by   All children’s development is shaped by parents and/or other caregivers, but when it comes to women’s career paths, the influence of fathers plays […]

Gender Equality Trends in Attracting Investors in Indonesia.

Photo by RODNAE Productions from Pexels Over the past few decades, there is a growing concern regarding the sustainability from investors. Currently, they are starting to take action. According […]

Daddy’s Wishes: My Daughter to Become a Future Leader

Photo by Tatiana Syrikova from Pexels In an ILO survey of enterprises in the Asia Pacific in 2018, as we go up the corporate ladder, the lesser number of […]

A Commitment is not enough to promote gender equality in the workplace

The measurement of gender equality data is very important in companies’ reports who commit to support gender equality. This data can only be obtained if each […]

Key Takeaways – Developing Family-Friendly Policies in Connection with Covid-19 Pandemic

Friday, July 30, 2021, IBCWE together with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and United Nation Multi-Partner Trust Funds (UN MPTF) held the first episode of a […]

Developing Family-Friendly Policies in Connection with Covid-19 Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic is heavily affecting the labour market and economy, including global supply chains leading to widespread disruption. With many businesses struggling to survive, many […]

Interdependency Protection of Children’s Rights and Women’s Rights in Business Activities

Women’s rights as mothers are to carry all their rights as women and also ensure that their children’s rights are protected and fulfilled. This theme was […]

As an advocate of G20 Empower, IBCWE is Committed to Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment through Business Strategies of its Member Companies.

As a coalition of companies in Indonesia that is committed to promoting women’s economic empowerment and gender equality, Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) is […]

Providing Sufficient Space for Women is Not Only a Gender issue but also addresses business issues

Photo by MART PRODUCTION from Pexels Currently, the female labor force participation rate is still 30 percent lower than men. Women earn an average of 25 percent less than […]

Women’s Contributions Have a Significant Effect on the Company

Many Indonesian people still think conservatively. Taking care of the household and children is the main role of women. Women are always associated with domestic obligations […]

Gender Neutral Parenting Encourages Children to Explore All the Interests, Careers, and Hobbies That They Want.

Parents apply gender bias to children from an early age. Starting from choosing the colour of clothes, where girls have to wear pink and boys have […]

Economic Sustainability Pathway; Indonesia Women in the Workforce

Covid-19 caused the biggest economic crisis in the world since World War 2 and Indonesia is no exception. This pandemic has put women at disadvantages. The […]

Recognizing the Value of Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Higher Profitability, Productivity and Creativity

Around 77 percent of 400 surveyed Indonesian enterprises have enjoyed the benefits of gender diversity to their businesses, according to the latest research brief on the […]

Focus Group Discussion: “Tracking Gender Equality in the Workplace”

Australia is the only country in the world that forms the body to track gender equality at work (Workplace Gender Equality – WGE) in the private […]

Women Take Over : Leading In A Day Event

PRESS RELEASE JAKARTA, 18-12-19: Women and men have equal opportunities and access to leadership. The contributions of women leaders who support the change and development of […]

WEPWG (Womens Empowerment Principles Working Group)

Empowering women in the field of business and economics, contributing to the enhancement of female labor force participation. It is also a major contributor to the […]

Training of Facilitators (ToF) on In Business Soft Skills Training for IBCWE Member Companies 27-29 November 2019

Due to the high demand for Training of Facilitators (ToF) for the training of Soft Skills Business from the IBCWE member company, ToF was again held […]

Proud To Be a Household Father

When you hear the term father of the household, what perception comes to our minds? The presumption that, home father is a father who does not […]

Women Take Over: Training & Leadership

Women who have a career, often faced with choice, career or family. The fear of stepping forward and grabbing a dream as a leader of a […]

Diversity in STEM – IBCWE with Telkomtelstra Conducted Campus Visit

As one of the campaign efforts of women in STEM (science, technology, engineer and math), IBCWE together with Telkomtelstra conducted a campus visit with the theme […]

IBCWE Women Talent Network – The Importance of Self-Acceptance for Women in Caree

Women have proven more difficult to get ahead at work than men. Based on Accenture’s worldwide survey, women are 22% less likely to reach managerial levels […]

Women’s Empowerment Working Group Multi-Stakeholder IV – “Advancing Women’s Empowerment Achieving Business Goals

Women’s Empowerment Working Group (WEG) initiated by IBCWE together with IGCN and UN Women held the fourth discussion forum. With the theme “Advancing Women’s Empowerment Achieving […]

Media Meeting: Issues of Gender Equality in Media Management.

This media meeting was held at the initiation of IBCWE and the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia. Conducted on July 23, 2019, this activity succeeded […]

Launch of the Gender Diversity Board Research

Research from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) about the Board of Gender Diversity in ASEAN shows that companies that have more than 30 percent of female […]

IBCWE Discusses Gender Wage Gaps in APYLC

The 2019 Asia Pacific Young Leaders Convention (APYLC) hold by Binus School Serpong, takes the theme “Embracing Unity, Valuing Diversity”. APYLC was formed by Ang Wee […]

Accenture Launches #EqualityDrivesInnovation

Accenture launched the #EqualityDrivesInnovation research to commemorate 2019 International Women’s Day (IWD). Research was conducted involving 18,000 respondents from 27 countries, including 700 Indonesian respondents. The […]

Ring the Bell for Gender Equality 2023

The Ring the Bell for Gender Equality program was held for the first time in Indonesia, to commemorate International Women’s Day. Ring the Bell have been […]

Expectations of Business Actors for Equality

Gender equality is still a challenge in various countries, including Indonesia. The challenges that are still often faced are gaps in the world of work. Many […]

Speed Mentoring with the Canadian Embassy

International Women’s Day (IWD) 2019 is a celebration held by many activists of gender equality. Not only that, the Canadian Embassy also held an IWD. The […]

Telkomtelstra Joining IBCWE

As a form of celebrating Indonesian Women’s Day 2019, Telkomtelstra celebrates by joining as part of IBCWE on March 6, 2019. Being an IBCWE member is […]

International Women’s Day, Gate for Equal

Bad precedents often stick to women in the work environment. As the party outlined to be a mother, women are often underestimated in the professional work […]

Graduation of Journalist Learning Class: Talking about Gender Equality

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, held an event  Graduation of “Gender Equality in the Workplace”, where this activity was the culmination of the closing of a series […]

WEP Working Group: Women’s Empowerment in the Workplace and Community

Thursday, December 13, 2018, IBCWE in collaboration with IGCN and UN Women Indonesia held the Women’s Empowerment Principles Working Group with the theme “Sharing & Learning, […]

Strengthening Women’s Economic Empowerment

Gender equality is one of the human rights that is being championed in the world, including Indonesia. The right to live honorably, free from fear and […]

Fun Talk: I Believe You Can

Family is the first institution to educate children. In it, there is the role of parents as educators, drivers and supporters of children in social life […]

Five Indonesian Companies Certified by EDGE

Five companies in Indonesia became the first company in Indonesia to obtain EDGE certification. The five companies are PT Tira Austenite Tbk, PT Pan Brothers Tbk, […]

IBCWE, IGCN dan UN Women meluncurkan WEPs

Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) atau Prinsip-Prinsip Pemberdayaan perempuan adalah seperangkat prinsip yang menawarkan panduan untuk kalangan bisnis dalam mendukung pemberdayaan perempuan di lingkungan kerja, pasar, dan […]

IBCWE and UN Women Held HeForShe Run 2018

Commemorating International Women’s Day, Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) in cooperation with UN Women held a fun run event titled HeForShe Run 2018 as […]

Role Models Will Push Women to Enter STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics or STEM is a type of industry that is currently growing rapidly. But in the reality, there is a high gap […]

First Year Anniversary of IBCWE

December 14, 2017 marked one year of IBCWE. This organization that has a mission to support businesses to play an optimal role in enhancing women’s economic […]

An Endless Effort in Achieving Equality

IBCWE in cooperation with the Independent Journalist Alliance Journalism School (SJAJI) held a short course of “Gender Equality in the World of Work”. This training is […]

Gender Equality is Everyone’s Agenda

The declaration of the HeForShe campaign by ASEAN marks the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is ready to join a world […]

Peran Ayah Menyesuaikan Perkembangan Jaman

Jumat (10/11) IBCWE menggelar diskusi tentang peran ayah (baca: laki-laki) dalam mewujudkan kesetaraan gender dan pemberdayaan perempuan melalui berbagai bentuk implementasi di lingkup keluarga. Kegiatan ini […]

Pertukaran Visi Antar Generasi

Visi Pemuda 2030: Kesetaraan Gender dan Pemberdayaan Perempuan di Indonesia PERTUKARAN VISI ANTAR GENERASI “Kesetaraan gender sangat penting karena dapat membuat dunia ini jauh lebih baik. […]

Pelatihan Jurnalistik Kesetaraan Gender

Keinginan perusahaan untuk mewujudkan kesempatan dan keinginan perempuan pekerja untuk terus mengaktualisasikan dan mengembangkan diri perlu selaras. Keinginan menyelaraskan itu menjadi alasan diadakannya Short Course untuk […]

Business Role in Goal 5 of SDG

Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) bekerja sama dengan Harian Umum Kompas menggelar diskusi bertema “2 Tahun SDGs: Peran Bisnis dalam Kesetaraan dan Pemberdayaan Perempuan”. […]

Women Take Over: Leading In A Day, Tembus Stereotip Perempuan dan Laki-Laki dalam Meniti Karier – Baik perempuan dan laki-laki, tentu layak mendapatkan akses yang sama menuju pertumbuhan karier. Memberdayakan perempuan supaya mereka dapat mengambil peran sebagai pemimpin dan memberikan kontribusi terhadap perkembangan bisnis […]

Pekerjaan saya sebagai CEO diambil alih oleh Pemuda berumur 24 tahun… (untuk 1 hari)… Dalam program “Youth Take Over”. Dan saya terinspirasi!

Dalam pandangan banyak karyawan muda, cita-cita tertinggi dalam menapaki karier di suatu perusahaan tentulah menjadi pemimpin, bahkan sampai di tingkat tertinggi yakni Chief Executive Office (CEO). Bagaimana jika […]

Cerita Para Ayah Rumah Tangga, Seperti Apa Perannya Dalam Keluarga?

Jika mengurus kebutuhan rumah tangga kebanyakan diperankan oleh ibu, sekarang hal itu juga bisa dikerjakan oleh ayah. Ya Moms, seiring berkembangnya zaman, banyak suami yang kini […]

Menteri Perempuan Berkurang, Komitmen Kesetaraan Gender Dinilai Lemah

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Berkurangnya jumlah menteri perempuan pada Kabinet Indonesia Maju (2019-2024) dibandingkan dengan Kabinet Kerja (2014-2019) yang sama-sama dipimpin oleh Presiden Joko Widodo, telah menunjukkan […]

Kesetaraan Gender Dimulai dari Dapur

Kesetaraan gender menjadi isu umum di kalangan masyarakat. Meski tidak seperti zaman dahulu, nyatanya diskiriminasi terhadap perempuan masih ditemukan. Menurut psikolog anak dan remaja, Roslina Verauli, […]

We have a chance to build the gender-equal workplaces of the future. Here’s how

Will the workplace of the future be a model for gender parity, with women enjoying equal prospects to men in terms of seniority and salary? Or […]

More than just like-for-like wages needed to tackle gender pay gap

This article was written by WGEA Director Libby Lyons and was originally published in the Sydney Morning Herald.  US President Harry S Truman once said “if you can’t […]

Ketimpangan Gender Membuat Minimnya Partisipasi Ekonomi Perempuan – Meskipun mengisi 70 persen tuntutan konsumsi, tingkat partisipasi ekonomi perempuan masih tergolong rendah yaitu 15-25 persen. Kondisi ini dapat terjadi karena beragam faktor di […]

Momentum Seimbangkan Peran Suami-Istri dalam Keluarga

JAKARTA, KOMPAS — Dinamika kehidupan di kota besar membuka ruang bagi ibu rumah tangga untuk berkarier. Pada kondisi tersebut, peran ayah dalam keluarga semakin vital. Peringatan […]

Ketika Pemuda Berkomitmen pada Kesetaraan

JAKARTA – Pada 2030 dinilai sebagai saatnya perempuan dan laki-laki mendapatkan perlakuan setara. Hal itu seperti diungkapkan Shinta Nurfauzia, Co Founder Lemonilo.

Karier Mayoritas Perempuan Indonesia Cenderung Stagnan – Seperti diungkapkan dalam diskusi bertajuk “Peran Bisnis dalam Kesetaraan Gender dan Pemberdayaan Perempuan” yang diinisiasi Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE), para perempuan […]

Mayoritas Perempuan Enggan Punya Jabatan Tinggi

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia — Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) menyatakan, mayoritas perempuan memutuskan sendiri untuk tidak memiliki jenjang karir yang lebih tinggi guna menjaga […]

Tips to Become a Candidate Ready to Work After a Career Break

Image by Freepik As many as 98.5 percent of women who experience career breaks have the desire and high confidence to reenter the workforce. In the same […]

Women in STEM 2023: Progress or Setback?

The role of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) has become the focus of global attention in recent years. Then, how is the current […]

Diversity vs Inclusion

Photo by Ivan Samkov Diversity According to the Oxford Dictionary, Diversity is the practice or quality of including or involving people from a range of different social […]

The Five Layers of Gender Inequality and Example in the Workplace

Photo by Anete Lusina from Pexels Internalized Layer The internalized layer is when a woman subconsciously projects gender stereotypes onto herself and other women. For example, Female workers […]

98.5 Percent of Women Who Take a Career Break Want to Return to Work

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto As many as 98.5 percent of women who are experiencing a career break have a high desire and trust to return to the […]

Four Paradoxes Used by Women to Overcome Gender Norms in Leadership

Image by Freepik Harvard Business Review conducted extensive interviews with 64 senior women leaders at the Vice President level or higher from 51 different organizations in the […]

Motherhood Penalty Affects Women’s Careers

Photo by Yan Krukau What is a ‘Motherhood Penalty’? In 2001, the term Motherhood Penalty was first written up in The Wage Penalty for Motherhood by Michelle Budig and […]

What is the Relationship Between Gender Equality in the Workplace and Climate Sustainability?

Photo by Karolina Grabowska The report from UN Women found that women are disproportionately impacted by the challenges included in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, many […]

Gender Equality in the Workplace is Collaboration, not Competition between Men and Women

Photo by Thirdman Gender equality is still often considered “only” as a women’s issue. Even after decades of progress toward making women equal partners with men in […]

Workers Equality Rights

Based on United Nation, Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status. Human rights […]

Do You Do Mansplaining at work?

Image credit: Kim Goodwin Mansplaining is when a man explains something condescendingly, usually, it happens to women. The term Mansplaining was first coined in an essay written […]

Innovative Solutions to Raise Female Leaders in Digital Technology

Photo by ThisIsEngineering:  “You can’t be what you can’t see.” There should be more women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) so other women who want […]

What Triggers Queen Bee Syndrome in the Workplace?

Photo by Pixabay The phenomenon of a woman who has a high position or position in a male-dominated work environment then interacts with her female colleagues or […]

Are Men Also Victims in a Patriarchal Culture?

Photo by Olya Kobruseva The patriarchal culture that has thickened in Indonesian society gives the view that men are above women. As if men had the privilege […]

RUU KIA Considered to Lower Women’s Competitiveness in the Workplace

Photo by Thirdman The Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) assesses that the RUU KIA will have an impact on the role of women in the […]

Women’s Chances of Becoming CEOs Are Getting Higher

Photo by Women’s chances are getting higher and higher to occupy the highest positions in the company. This can be seen from the results of the […]

Who is the World’s First Female CEO?

Images:   Katharine Graham made history as the world’s first female Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Her achievements opened the door for other women to start their […]

Zero-Sum Bias Deters Men from Engaging in Achieving Gender Equality

Photo by Gladson Xavier from Pexels Gender equality is not zero-sum. By definition, zero-sum situations create winners and losers whose goals are at odds with each other. […]

Sexual Harassment Can Happen to Both Female and Male Employees

Photo by Unsplash. Every day, more and more cases of sexual harassment and violence appear in Indonesia. This case happen everywhere without exception in the workplace. According […]

What is the Likeability Gap? What Are The Implications For Women Employees?

Likeability gap is behavior adjustment to be more accepted or preferred by a group, in this case is gender group. The likeability gap is one of […]

Gender Bias Training

What are the most common gender biases in your community? Is it color choice, toy selection, attitude and characteristic grouping, division of domestic tasks, access to […]

Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Has It Really Achieved Gender Equality?

The International Olympic Committee noted that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would be the first time in Olympic history as an event with nearly equal participation of […]

How to be Someone Who Has Gender Intelligence at Work?

Gender intelligence is knowing how to work better with people of the opposite gender. It understands and appreciates the natural differences between women and men that […]

Becoming A Leader 101

On June 30, 2021, IBCWE had the opportunity to be a moderator in 2021 SheHacks Indonesia to explore the experience of being a female leader in […]

Should Women Work Harder to Get Promoted?

According to Hive(1) research, both women and men complete about 66 percent of their assigned work. However, women were assigned 10 percent more work than men, even […]

Competition in Applying for Jobs Makes Women Have Many Considerations

A Hewlett-Packard study of internal hiring practices found that men applied for jobs when they met 60 percent of the qualifications. Meanwhile, women only dare to […]

Investing in a Work-Life Balance Relieves Mental Fatigue

Invest in your work-life balance. Time with friends and family is as important as the time at work. Getting that out of balance is a Recipe […]

Child Age Affects Women’s Worker Numbers

The Ministry of Women’s Protection and Child Protection (Kemen PPPA) stated that married women who work in both the formal and informal sectors are lower than […]

Impostor Syndrome – Feeling Insecure due to Gender Social Norms

Impostor syndrome (IS) refers to an internal experience of believing that you are not as competent as others perceive you to be. While this definition is […]

Women in the World of Journalism

Indonesia has several female journalist figures who fought for women’s rights before Indonesia’s independence. At that time, Indonesia was heavily associated with a patriarchal system, a […]

Question and answer; How Business Contribution on Achieving Sustainable Development Goals No. 5?

Photo by Philipp Birmes from Pexels Shinta W. Kamdani as a Member of the Advisory Board of IBCWE (Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment), said that the importance of […]

Question and Answer; The Dilemmas Faced by Women When Entering Public Roles

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS) conducted research on the participation of the workforce in women’s working groups as of February 2020. The finding revealed […]

Equal Parenting: Benefits for Parents and Children

All this time, child care has always been borne by women as mothers. In fact, fathers’ involvement in childcare at home also has a positive impact […]

Gender Norms Influence the Number of Domestic Violence

Large-scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) have been reimpose by several local governments in Indonesia. There are several things that have become black notes from the previous PSBB […]

16 Days Activism Against Gender Based Violence Campaign

Sexual harassment is a problem that often occurs in the everyday life of man. This act of crime has been the concern of many Parties, ranging […]

Labor Participation Rate in Indonesia, Is Still Dominated by male

The level of employment in Indonesia in 2019 is reduced, with the addition of the workforce of 2.24 million people. Based on the data of the […]

Mariana Amiruddin: Lactation Room is a Human Need, Not Only Women

Struggling with the world of women for more than ten years, Mariana Amiruddin, commissioner of the 2015-2019 National Commission on Violence Against Women, is still often […]

Devi Asmarani: Socialize Feminism Through Media

Devi Asmarani’s anxiety as a female journalist encouraged her to become one of the co-founders of A website magazine that has the main mission of […]

Facts about Indonesia in Global Gender Gap Report 2023

Indonesia has risen to 87th place. Last year, Indonesia ranked 92nd out of 146 countries. The Global Gender Gap score in 2023 reached 68.4% or 0.684, […]

Opportunities for Women Returning to Work After Career Break as Main Caregiver

The Indonesian Business Coalition for Women’s Empowerment (IBCWE) conducted a rapid survey in February 2023 to see opportunities for women returning to work after a career […]

Case Study: Sponsorship and Its Effects on Workplace Gender Equality PT Vale Indonesia and PT Adis Dimensions Footwear

Photo source Freepik Gender balance is important at all levels of the organizational workforce, but there are specific reasons why increasing the number of women at the […]

The Census on Women in Executive Leadership Team in IDX200

World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2020?shows that women’s job participation in Indonesia is consistently lower than men’s. Women are also less presented further up […]

Gender Equality Reporting Toolkit for Annual and Sustainability Reports

Gender Reporting Toolkit is launched in collaboration between IBCWE and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The Gender Reporting Framework and Gender Reporting Toolkit have 12 indicators […]

Toxic Masculinity Survey

The Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) conducted a rapid survey in February 2022 to capture the role of misguided masculinity in the dynamics of […]

Despite Working from Home, Sexual Harassment Is Still Frequent During the Pandemic

Sexual harassment in public spaces is not a new thing for many people in Indonesia. During the COVID-19 pandemic, although there are many restrictions on interaction […]

Companies’ Efforts to Create Gender Equality in the Workplace based on the 2022 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index Report.

Bloomberg announced that 418 companies representing a combined market capitalization of USD16 Trillion and headquartered in 45 countries and regions are included in the 2022 Bloomberg […]

Tira Austenite Promoting Women’s Leadership in a Male-Dominated Industry

Recognising that building versatile and accomplished teams requires a diverse workforce and diverse leaders, Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) member Tira Austenite has made […]

Successful Implementation of Flexible Working Arrangement Digiserve by Telkom Indonesia

Understanding that flexible work arrangements play a role in supporting women in the Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) sector, members of Indonesia Business Coalition for […]

Successful Implementation of Flexible Working Arrangements – L’ORÉAL INDONESIA

As part of its commitment to inclusiveness and Diversity, IBCWE member L’Oréal Indonesia implements flexible work arrangements to support a better work life for employees. With […]

Investing in Women Survey: Low-Income Employees Suffer Income Loss During Pandemic

A total of 57 percent of low-income employees, which is below Rp 5 million per month, experienced a pay cut during the pandemic. This figure is […]

Effectiveness of Working from Home during pandemic COVID-19

The Coronavirus (CoVid-19) pandemic started in early 2020 and has had a global impact. Since there is no vaccine – physical distancing and hygiene practices are […]

Global Gender Gap Report 2020 : It Takes 99 Years More To Achieve Gender Equality!

It Takes 99 Years More To Achieve Gender Equality! Although important in terms of morality or justice, it is even one of the supports in the […]

Social Norms, Attitudes, and Practices: Normalizing the Role of Men at Home and Normalizing the Role of Women’s Economy in the Journey of Life

Investing in Women Asia conducted a survey of urbanites in big cities in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. This study was conducted in 1000 women and […]

Results of the Global Gender Index 2018, Indonesia Ranks 85th

The Global Gap Gender Index was first introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006 as a framework to capture the size of gender-based gaps and […]

Sexual Violence Afflicts Many Workers in Indonesia

Sexual violence is still an unfinished problem in Indonesia. One of the many sexual violence that occurs is in the work environment. This is the basis […]

Indonesian Women’s Work Participation Still Low because Women’s Discrimination Still Happens

According to data processed by McKinsey Global Institute, the ratio of female work participation is still low, tends to be flat, compared to men in Indonesia. […]

Cross Gender Mentorship for Women Leadership

Danone Indonesia appears in the media lately due to its new maternity leave policy that allows six month leave for its female employees and 10 days […]

Policy To Support Working Mothers

Prioritizing gender equality in the company, DBS Bank of Indonesia won the award of Best Employer for Women in Workforce from Aon Hewitt Awards in Indonesia […]

Accompanying Children Since Pregnancy

Ahmad Zaini, one of initiator father’s leave petition, sued the duration of two-day leave does not sufficient to assist the childcare process at the beginning of […]

Providing Worker-Based Facilities

PT Pan Brothers Tbk is the largest garment manufacturing company in Indonesia that serves international labels, such as Uniqlo, Nike, Adidas, The North Face, and H […]

Don’t Decide Something Because of Fear

Sivia (center) on one of MRT’s construction field (doc.of MRT) One of persons responsible for the construction of MRT Jakarta is Silvia Halim. As Director of […]

Confident of Being a Woman Leader in the Male-Dominated Sector

For Imelda Adhisaputra, the mining, information technology, industry and infrastructure sectors that are dominated by men are very challenging. Having held the position of president of […]

Women Workers and Transportation Problems in Jakarta

Transportation in Jakarta is still far from adequate. Although there is new transportation such as MRT and LRT are already available, the range is still limited. […]

Many Changes Occur, When Gender Equality Is A Priority

In millennials era, change happens very fast. But there are things that still remain unfinished issue. One issue is gender equality, particularly in the work environment. […]

Another One Century to Achieve Gender Equality in The Workplace

The gap is measured by women’s participation, education outcomes, health and age, and political empowerment. Efforts to accommodate gender equality in the work place based on […]

Women in South-Eastern Asia and The Pacific View

FAMILY PERMIT IS THE SMALLEST CHALLENGE, THE BIGGEST IS…? Where is the region with the highest number of women choosing to work? International Labor Organization (ILO) […]

Syaldi Sahude: Feminist Men Must Present in Supporting the Gender Equality

Syaldi Sahude: Feminist Men Must Present in Supporting the Gender Equality   Syaldi Sahude is one of the co-founders of Aliansi Laki-laki Baru (ALB). The establishment […]

Yacko: Attempt as a Rapper, Mother and Head of the Family

Yacko: Attempt as a Rapper, Mother and Head of the Family   If generally in 1995 teenage girls like to scribble books with sweet lyrics from […]

Harijanto: Ensuring the Welfare of Women Workers

Harijanto: Ensuring the Welfare of Women Workers   During his seventeen years as director of PT Adis Dimension Footwear, Harijanto was one of the originators of […]