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    10 insights from a decade of measuring the gender gap

    Nearly 10 years ago we created the Global Gender Gap Index at the World Economic Forum as a tool that… more

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    Top 10 most gender equal countries in the Middle East and North Africa

    Israel once again tops the regional table and Saudi Arabia moves into the top 10 regionally in the World… more

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    Top 10 most gender equal countries in the world

    Iceland heads the five Nordic countries that dominate the rankings of the World Economic Forum’s Global… more

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    2095: The year of gender equality at work, maybe

    In nine years of measuring the global gender gap, the world has seen only a small improvement in equality… more

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    Five ways to finally close the gender gap in Japan

    At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos in January, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe personally… more

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    Africa’s young women can write its future

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

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    Why we need to get smarter about gender quotas

    There is a big debate in the world of those advocating gender parity and it goes like this. Most… more

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    The hard facts on gender

    A page detailing the hard facts on gender confronts visitors to a Saudi academic’s office. It is… more

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    When gender inequality is good economics

    Gender inequality is good economics. Yes, you read that correctly. While we know that individuals… more

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    The secret of the Nordic gender nirvana

    Although no country in the world has yet achieved gender equality, the Nordic countries consistently stand… more

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    Top 10 most gender equal countries in the world

    Iceland leads four Nordic countries at the top of the table, while the Philippines joins the top five for… more

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    How can we tap and manage our most valuable resource?

    People – and the skills and talent they possess – are one of the most precious resources available to… more

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    Leaning in the right direction for women

    Saadia Zahidi discusses the changing role of women in today's society Since 2012, two publications have… more

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    Closing the gender gap case by case

    Women make up one-half of the potential human capital available in any economy and, in many developed and… more