Taiwan has signed an agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to become a founding donor of a newly launched fund that aims to promote gender equality.
Women's groups are calling on lawmakers to show solidarity with victims of sexual harassment ahead of an extra legislative session next month to discuss amendments to gender equality laws.
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The Ministry of Labor set this year's Equal Pay Day on 21 February, two days earlier than last year, based on estimates that women needed to work that far into the year to earn the same amount that men did last year.
The Ministry of Labor says the hourly pay of male workers in Taiwan last year was at about NT$361 while that of female workers was NT$304
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The cabinet says it plans to submit draft amendments to the Gender Equity Education Act, the Act of Gender Equality in Employment and the Sexual Harassment Prevention Act to the Legislative Yuan by mid-July.
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After being blocked in the European Council for a decade, the European Parliament and negotiators from EU countries finally agreed on a bill to increase the presence of women on corporate boards.
A government survey shows that progress on gender equality is accelerating here in Taiwan, as more women are now taking supervisory and executive positions in the private sector and posts as public representatives in politics
Premier Chen Jian-ren says gender equality laws will be a priority in the next legislative session.
Ahead of International Women's Day, the European Commission published its 2021 report on gender equality in the EU, that shows the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on women.
The cabinet's Gender Equality Committee says a self-assessment shows that Taiwan ranks first in Asia and sixth worldwide in terms of gender equality.