Global Gender Gap Report

Global gender equality declined this year for the first time since WEF began tracking it.
"You have said that you will 'sort' the gender pay gap by 2020, but the BBC has known about the pay disparity for years."
One of the most effective counter-terrorism training efforts not currently being corrected is the empowerment of Muslim women
March 8 is International Women's Day, so it's time to check in on where the good old U.S. of A. stands in relation to the rest of the world when it comes to gender equality. Spoiler alert: We're not number one.
Dr. Gijsbert Stoet of the University of Glasgow in Scotland and David C. Geary of the University of Missouri found that in 2009, high school girls performed considerably better on an international standardized test in 52 out of 74 participating countries. This includes countries where women face political, economic or social inequalities.
Overall, the highest ranked countries are largely European nations with high degrees of educational attainment, economic
With the World Economic Forum's (WEF) new release of the 9th edition of the Global Gender Gap Index, the world has more hard data than ever before to support the claim that investing in girls and women is a win for everyone.
As smart and witty as Bill Maher is, he has a blind spot about religion in general and Islam in particular.
Globally, this means women are getting more opportunities than ever for economic participation, are gaining greater access
Yes, we need more women in Davos. But the bigger picture in gender equality is that we need more women in every facet of public leadership, from corporate boardrooms to the halls of parliament to the airwaves of mass media.
On one of the issues that polls highest with American women -- pay equity -- we sink even lower, to 67th, right below Yemen. We did beat out Saudi Arabia at 111th, no doubt because women in the U.S. are allowed to drive to work.
The Global Gender Gap Report ranks 136 countries (which collectively contain over 93 percent of the world's population) based
Although no country in the world has yet achieved gender equality, the Nordic countries consistently stand out in the World Economic Forum's annual Global Gender Gap Report, which measures how well countries are doing at removing the obstacles that hold women back.
Malala's bravery has put a human face to the struggles and aspirations of young women who live in difficult, dangerous parts of the world where they must face down overwhelming odds every day.
The U.S. did manage to close the economic gender gap further even as its other scores slipped, along with fellow major economic
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short story with a woman
"Women in Denmark have more time for leisure, spending only 57 more minutes each day on unpaid work than men" Check out The