Why women hold the key to South-East Asia’s economic success

A woman rides on a bicycle past an electronic board showing the graph of the recent fluctuations of the exchange rates between the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar (top L and R) outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, January 7, 2016. The yen hit multi-month highs against its peers on Thursday while commodity-linked currencies took a fresh hit after China guided the yuan lower for two days in a row, fuelling anxiety about China's economy and its policy intentions.

Mind the pay gap ... women earn 10% less than men for the same job across a majority of industries Image: REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Georgette Tan
Group Head, Communications, Asia Pacific, MasterCard
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