Gender Inequality

4 days ago

My experience in Cannes underlined why men must speak up and take action against harassment

After experiencing sexual harassment at this year's Cannes Lions festival, Dagmar Bennett explains why men should be leading the fight against such behaviour.

Jul 8, 2024

Agency Report Cards 2023: We grade 31 APAC networks

Campaign Asia-Pacific presents its 21st annual evaluation of APAC agency networks based on their 2023 business performance, innovation, creative output, awards, action on DEI and sustainability, and leadership.

Jul 4, 2024

Not why, but how: Forsman & Bodenfors’ mission to bring pay equity to our industry

The agency's head of people operations and global CEO share their path to Fair Pay Workplace Certification and explain its benefits to help others in the industry follow suit.

Apr 22, 2024

Why McCann’s global chief creative wants more work from an ‘open kitchen’

Javier Campopiano’s success recipe calls for a collaborative culture where media channels and gender roles dissolve into each creative serving.

Mar 26, 2024

Stop The Party and VML release tool to fix gendered language

MissType uses AI to analyse emails for typically male phrasing that is "authoritative" and "curt" and make suggestions for more effective direct and empathetic communications.

Mar 13, 2024

You cannot 'inspire inclusion' without intersectionality

There appears an untapped opportunity for brands to understand and recognise the unique values, lived experiences, and causes of the communities they purport to engage with, argues Mutant’s Rebecca Lewis.

Mar 11, 2024

Vineeta Singh on why 'Sugar Cosmetics is not just a beauty brand, it's a catalyst for change within the industry'

As a part of our extended International Women's Day coverage, Sugar Cosmetics' Vineeta Singh shares snippets of her entrepreneurial journey to date, as well as insights on why championing women's entrepreneurship and inclusivity in the beauty industry matters

Mar 8, 2024

Perspective: Why being trans is not the reason I'm a male ally

Rain Khoo, a former creative at Proctor & Gamble, shares his transition journey and what it means to be a male ally.

Mar 8, 2024

APAC marcomms leaders share what International Women's Day means to them

IWD 2024: "Swimming against the tide of toxic masculinity and waving the equality flag takes guts and an attitude of just not giving a f&*k"—read intriguing perspectives from the region's advertising and marketing voices.

Mar 6, 2024

Brand power in tackling Asia's gender divide and rewriting the story of equality

Global gender equality is on thin ice. Brands fixing the gap should treat this as nothing short of the greatest human challenge, not just for women but for the world, opines behavioural analyst Bailey Bellingy.

Feb 28, 2024

Parsing the gap: Agencies grapple with pay disparity, OOH bucks the trend in Australia

Australia has published an employee gender pay gap report for the first time. Advertising fares better than the construction, banking, and consulting industries. However, top holding companies have gaping holes in their pay structure where equity should sit.

Jan 14, 2024

Evolution, not extinction: How brands and agencies are responding to the war on DEI

Amid feverish opposition, many companies aren’t backing off diversity, equity and inclusion work, but they are talking about it differently.

Dec 20, 2023

Dove returns to Super Bowl LVIII to advocate for girls in sports

The brand continues to promote body confidence at the Big Game.

Nov 23, 2023

Does comms need a 'Men in PR' group? Industry debates

The PR industry has been discussing whether now is the time to launch an advocacy group for men working in comms, in light of International Men’s Day last weekend.

Nov 7, 2023

Unstereotype Alliance to assess race, disability and age representation in ads

Unstereotype Alliance to assess race, disability and age representation in ads

Nov 5, 2023

DEIB needs a rebrand to incorporate neurodiversity

It’s almost 2024. It’s time to add accessibility to the equation.

Oct 23, 2023

The future of women at work

The fight for gender equality in the workplace is not a “women’s issue” and doesn’t come at the cost or displacement of other groups, says Wacl's president Nishma Patel Robb.

Oct 12, 2023

Dentsu launches female-focused practice in Hong Kong to improve gender diversity in ads

Over 63% of senior staff at DentsuHer are women who will represent areas including creative, media, and customer experience marketing.

Oct 11, 2023

Is the right to ask a question of culture?

Whether it's women in the workplace or minority groups lacking representation, we all have the right to ask for what we truly deserve. WPP India's Apoorva Bapna shares her thoughts on how culture is a key part of truly levelling the career field.

Oct 3, 2023

Inclusive marketing: embrace or cancel?

A new study reveals what consumers really think.