I was with IBM almost 10 years back (2006 to 2010) and found it to be women friendly.
I knew some of my colleagues got work from home option for a long duration also depending upon the project..'
Pros will be flexible working hours ,in terms of work form home option. But, the recent interaction with one my ex colleague, got to know that work pressure is more,so that's in our hands how to manage the same.
Pros: Work from home for certain designations, support women and protect them against any sexual harassment (IBM is best in this case)
Cons: Not anything specific to women. you cant carry your child along. Though they have flexible hours culture depending on the manager.
On paper, the policies are extremely women friendly, however with personal experience, it all depends on the manager the employee is reporting to.
Pros: Work from home option is provided for quite a lot of projects, cab service is available for projects with shifts, paid maternity leave and unpaid year long sabbatical is provided.
Cons: work from home depends from on the project and clientele, cab isn't provided on individual basis and is dependant of availability of service respective to the location.
In the location that I work in, IBM provides no creche or day care facilities. However, what it does provide is a flexible work option. I can work from home maybe twice a week..
I guess IBM is women friendly ..