Does the Current Position of Women in the Labour Market in Asia Pacific Countries Signal an End to Gender Inequality?

Liang Cong


This article aims to prove that gender inequality still exists and is likely to remain in the region of Asia Pacific countries. In the first part, it will consider the data on three perspectives which are participation, wages and occupational composition of employment for women in order to understand the current situation of women employment. In the second part, it will focus on China and Japan to analyze which blocks women in management. In the third part, it will outline a couple of barriers to gender equality in the Asia Pacific. Finally, it will provide ideas which may reduce the gender discrimination in Asia Pacific area and conclude that gender inequality in the Asia Pacific region is still ongoing.

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International Journal of Business and Management   ISSN 1833-3850 (Print)   ISSN 1833-8119 (Online)

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