Invest in women

Invest in women

Balancing the sporting scales: Still miles to go

The sporting world in the past decade has witnessed a paradigm shift when it comes to the women’s circuit. In between came the coronavirus pandemic but the uprising proceeded nonetheless.

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Coca-Cola’s commitment to gender diversification in Bangladesh

Coca-Cola strives for a gender-equal workplace and world. The company believes that investing in and empowering women not only directly benefits them, but also the business and communities.

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International Women’s Day / Invest in women: Accelerate progress

Investing in women’s empowerment is crucial for societal transformation, especially in Bangladesh’s unique socio-economic landscape. As we strive for progress, prioritizing women’s advancement isn’t just ethical but necessary for lasting development. However, the global deficit in financing gender equality poses a significant challenge, including in Bangladesh. As we approach International Women’s Day 2024, the call to ‘Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress’ grows stronger

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International Women’s Day / Navigating life as a woman living alone

On my way to work last Tuesday, my thoughts meandered towards the hypothetical comfort of living with my parents, enjoying the reassurance of my mother’s breakfast preparations and my father’s unwavering support, shielding me from financial worries until my university days were behind me. These contemplations stirred a tumult of emotions within me throughout the day, prompting a deep reflection on the challenges and pleasures of navigating life alone, particularly as a woman.

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International Women’s Day / Coding a new path

"While delivering a presentation to a multinational company, I concluded the discussion, and a company officer inquired, “Madam, how did you enter into the men's world?” “This moment unfolded in an office where I was the sole woman amidst a male-dominated environment," recounted Shaheda Mustafiz, the trailblazing first woman programmer in Bangladesh. Her anecdote sheds light on the challenges women faced in the IT sector in Bangladesh during that period.

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International Women’s Day / Driving equality

Gender responsive finance in Bangladesh has increased significantly over the last decade in both the public and private sectors, portraying a favourable shift toward ending the gender gap.

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