Newsletter


Welcome to the Business Coalition for Gender Equality (BCGE) Newsletter!  This newsletter is your guide to workplace gender equality-related news, resources, and knowledge in Myanmar and beyond, published every other month.

Technical Resources


  • All
  • COVID-19 Resources
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Family Friendly Working Conditions
  • Workplace Gender Equality

Mothers’ Rooms: Nurturing the Future Growth of the Workforce

Fact Sheet – Mothers’ Rooms: Nurturing the Future Growth of the Workforce The Fact Sheet of BCGE’s information brief on setting up lactation rooms in workplaces.   Download English Version PDF […]

How to develop a flexible working policy

  Download PDF

How to be an inclusive leader at work

  Download PDF

How to be an inclusive leader at home

  Download PDF  

Flexible Working Guides for Managers and Employees

  Download PDF

Types of Flexible Work

  Download PDF

Research and Reports


Leadership Resilience and Culture Building During the Pandemic

During challenging situations, leaders can be infectious with positive actions. It is proved that the mood of leaders has a disproportionate effect on the mood of others. Acknowledgement in inter-relatedness […]

Insights and Lessons Learned from Women Business Leaders on Managing through Crisis, Resilience and Recovery

For the private sector, the challenges of COVID-19 required nimble responses and new ways of doing business. This multimedia package highlights the value of women’s leadership characteristics in steering companies […]

Future-Flex: Mainstreaming Flexibility by Team Design

Workplace flexibility is here to stay. The question is, how do we integrate such flexibility to work. Mainstreaming flexibility is work and job redesign – managers and employees struggle to […]

Tackling Childcare: The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare in Vietnam

Since 2017, International Finance Corporation’s series of Tackling Childcare reports spanning Bangladesh, Cambodia, Fiji, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and other countries show that there is a strong business […]

Guide for Businesses Operating in Myanmar to Respect Human Rights

Guide for Businesses Operating in Myanmar to Respect Human Rights The primary purpose of this Guide is to help businesses go beyond their fundamental responsibilities and increase support of respecting and ensuring […]

ASEAN Gender Outlook

The ASEAN Gender Outlook is the first regional flagship publication jointly produced by ASEAN Committee on Women (ACW), the ASEAN Secretariat and UN Women. It is dedicated to track progress […]

Women, Business and the Law 2021

Published by the World Bank Group, Women, Business and the Law 2021 is the seventh in a series of annual studies measuring the laws and regulations that affect women’s economic […]

Global Gender Gap Report 2021 by WEF

Another generation of women will have to wait for gender parity, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021. As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues […]

Myanmar and COVID-19: Impact on the Private Sector

The COVID-19 pandemic of early 2020 caused a global contraction in economic demand and supply that saw hundreds of millions of workers around the globe stood down or only able […]

The Business Case and Fact Sheet for Workplace Gender Equality

The WGE Business Case Brief specifically addresses the benefits of WGE with the COVID-19 crisis in mind. It is designed to engage senior business leaders to both identify the business outcomes of WGE […]

Workplace Gender Equality Related Laws and Regulations in Myanmar


Leave And Holidays Act Amendment 2014

To read the full law, click here to download: Download

The Factories Act 1951

To read the full law, click here to download: Download

The Employment and Skills Development Law

To read the full paper, click here to download: Download    

Subscribe to the BCGE newsletter!

Sign up to receive the latest in workplace gender equality-related news, resources, and knowledge in Myanmar and beyond.

Subscribe Now