Pacific Media Watch

3 November 2016

GLOBAL: Gender Gap Report 2016

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The Global Gender Gap Report reveals over a decade of data showing that progress is still too slow for realising the full potential of one half of humanity within our lifetimes. Image: weforum

GLOBAL (World Economic Forum/Pacific Media Watch): The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2016 has been published online. The report aims to understand whether countries are distributing their resources and opportunities equally between women and men irrespective to their incomes.

This research has ranked 144 countries and measured the size of the gender inequality gap in four areas:

·       Educational attainment      

·       Health and survival

·       Economic opportunity

·       Political empowerment

Read the full report: Global Gender Gap Report 2016

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