Government’s report shows glass ceiling against women in Taiwan’s work environment

Among a few thousand workers who make more than NT$1 million, women took up less than 17%.  

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/08/12
By: Teng Pei-ju, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A report released by Taiwan’s Ministry of Finance August 8

The income gap between women and men in Taiwan. (Source: Pixabay)

revealed that the glass ceiling is still prevalent in Taiwan’s work environment, making women account for only one fifth among workers who make more than NT$1 million (US$33,000) per month.

The report analyzed the income gap of the workforce in the country as well as the gender proportion among the high-income workers. It defined those who earn more than NT$100,000 (US$3,300) per month as high-income workers and those who are paid more than NT$1 million monthly as extremely high-income workers.

The report said that the income of women and senior workers had improved over the years. However, among a few thousand very high-income workers, women took up only 16.8%.    [FULL  STORY]

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