Sunday, November 22, 2015

Annual Gender Gap Report 2015

The World Economic Forum released its annual Gender Gap Report on November.  Around 145 countries were evaluated for their approach to gender equality based on economic, educational, health-based and political indicators.The report showed the gap in the education-employment-leadership flow. While more women than men have enrolled in universities in 97 countries, women in only 68 countries constitute the majority of work force.The report also put India at the 108th rank in gender equality whereas, Iceland topped the chart for the seventh consecutive year.
The top five countries on the list are Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Ireland.
The last five countries are Iran (141), Chad, Syria, Pakistan and Yemen (145).
The non-European countries at the top 10 are Rwanda (6), Phillipines (7) and New Zealand (10).

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