World Economic Forum Launches New Gender Gap Index Measuring Inequality Between Women And Men In 58 Countries

Author: Middle East North Africa Financial Network (MENAFN), Published on: 16 May 2005

The World Economic Forum is releasing today the first ever study that attempts to quantify the size of the "gender gap" in 58 countries. Entitled Women's Empowerment: Measuring the Global Gender Gap, the report measures the size of the gap between women and men in five critical areas based on UNIFEM's (United Nations Development Fund for Women) findings of global patterns of inequality between men and women...

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