Although the gender wage gap has dropped from 20 per cent a decade ago, it remains at 11.8 per cent, revealed Second Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo earlier this month. The Sunday Times looks into the issues women face in three areas today - at work, at home, and in politics.
After three years at a multinational firm, Ms Sophia (not her real name) decided it was time for a job change - only to find herself being consistently offered a lower salary than her male peers who had left the company in the same period.
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