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What Will it Really Take to Close the Gender Gap? - NDM Columns;

What Will it Really Take to Close the Gender Gap? - NDM Columns

NDM ColumnsWhat Will it Really Take to Close the Gender Gap?NDM Columnsgender-gap New research, released Tuesday, indicates that it could take upwards of 83 years to close the gender gap in the United States—and that is on all fronts: health, politics, education, and economics. The report was published in the 2016 Global ...and more »

Gender inequality in Pakistan - Daily Times;

Gender inequality in Pakistan - Daily Times

Daily TimesGender inequality in PakistanDaily TimesAccording to the World Economic Forum's (WEF's) Global Gender Gap Report, 2016, the world is facing an acute misuse of talent by not acting faster to tackle gender inequality, which could put economic growth at risk and deprive economies of the ...and more »

You Won't Believe How Much More Time Women Spend at Work Than Men - Glamour;

You Won't Believe How Much More Time Women Spend at Work Than Men - Glamour

GlamourYou Won't Believe How Much More Time Women Spend at Work Than MenGlamourAs if staying late at the office wasn't bad enough, let this sink in: You'll likely work 13 minutes longer than your male peers today and every day, according to a new report. And it gets worse when you move beyond the United States. In other parts of ...and more »

Women won't earn as much as men for 170 years - New York Post;

Women won't earn as much as men for 170 years - New York Post

New York PostWomen won't earn as much as men for 170 yearsNew York PostFans stand behind a large sign for equal pay for the women's soccer team during an international friendly. AP. Women will have to wait a bit until they earn as much as men — like 170 years. That's the disheartening news today from the World Economic ...and more »

Gender pay gap report: Women won't earn as much as men for 170 years - Chicago Tribune;

Gender pay gap report: Women won't earn as much as men for 170 years - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneGender pay gap report: Women won't earn as much as men for 170 yearsChicago TribuneIn this April 6, 2016, file photo, fans stand behind a large sign for equal pay for the women's soccer team during an international friendly soccer match between the United States and Colombia at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East ...and more »

Canada falls to 35th in gender wage gap report - Toronto Star;

Canada falls to 35th in gender wage gap report - Toronto Star

Toronto StarCanada falls to 35th in gender wage gap reportToronto StarThe Switzerland-based World Economic Forum's annual report suggested it will take another 170 years to close the global wage gap between the genders if current trends continue. (GETTY IMAGES FILE PHOTO). By Sunny FreemanBusiness Reporter. Wed.and more »

In the race for gender equality, the US is losing ground - Christian Science Monitor;

In the race for gender equality, the US is losing ground - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorIn the race for gender equality, the US is losing groundChristian Science MonitorThe world has made little progress toward gender equality according to a new report out Wednesday from the World Economic Forum. Some countries did better than others. By Lonnie Shekhtman, Staff October 26, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. Women ...and more »

Bangladesh leads S Asia in gender equality - The Daily Star;

Bangladesh leads S Asia in gender equality - The Daily Star

The Daily StarBangladesh leads S Asia in gender equalityThe Daily StarBangladesh has topped the South Asian countries in gender equality for the second consecutive year. It ranked 72nd among 144 countries in the Global Gender Gap Report 2016 published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Tuesday. Iceland topped ...and more »

US ranks 45th in gender gap report - Mississippi News Now

US ranks 45th in gender gap reportMississippi News NowFans stand behind a large sign for equal pay for the women's soccer team in East Hartford, CT, in April. The World Economic Forum's annual Global Gender Gap Report found that progress in closing the gender gap is slowing. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File).and more »

Canada ranks 35th on World Economic Forum gender gap list - CBC.ca;

Canada ranks 35th on World Economic Forum gender gap list - CBC.ca

CBC.caCanada ranks 35th on World Economic Forum gender gap listCBC.caCanada has come 35th — sandwiched between Luxembourg and Cape Verde — in the latest World Economic Forum annual report on gender-based disparities around the world. Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden are the top four countries on the WEF's ...and more »

India jumps 21 positions to rank 87 in WEF's global gender gap - Times of India;

India jumps 21 positions to rank 87 in WEF's global gender gap - Times of India

Times of IndiaIndia jumps 21 positions to rank 87 in WEF's global gender gapTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: India has substantially improved its rank in the Global Gender Gap index — moving from 108th to 87th position within a year, according to a report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Wednesday. Neighbour Pakistan, meanwhile ...and more »

Nepal ranks 110 in Global Gender Gap Index - Anna Note (satire) (press release) (blog);

Nepal ranks 110 in Global Gender Gap Index - Anna Note (satire) (press release) (blog)

Anna Note (satire) (press release) (blog)Nepal ranks 110 in Global Gender Gap IndexAnna Note (satire) (press release) (blog)KATHMANDU - Nepal has climbed two steps to rank 110 in the Global Gender Gap Index published by the World Economic Forum. The progress in decreasing the gender gap has been lethargic due to the stagnant progress in education and economy.and more »

The Wage Gap Will Close In 170 Years, According To The World Economic Forum's Depressing New Report - Bustle;

The Wage Gap Will Close In 170 Years, According To The World Economic Forum's Depressing New Report - Bustle

BustleThe Wage Gap Will Close In 170 Years, According To The World Economic Forum's Depressing New ReportBustleIt's 2016. We have cars that drive themselves, robots replacing humans in the workplace, and McDonald's serves all-day breakfast. Yet women are still pushing for equal pay to men. Well, I received good news this morning: The World Economic Forum ...and more »

Rwanda & The Philippines rate better than UK for gender equality, study shows - RT;

Rwanda & The Philippines rate better than UK for gender equality, study shows - RT

RTRwanda & The Philippines rate better than UK for gender equality, study showsRTBritain is lagging behind countries including Rwanda, the Philippines and Nicaragua in a global ranking of gender parity, slipping to 20th place on the World Economic Forum (WEF) index. Read more. © Channel 4 News 500 rape threats in 4 days: Female ...and more »

Women work 39 more days a year than men, World Economic Forum report - Globalnews.ca;

Women work 39 more days a year than men, World Economic Forum report - Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.caWomen work 39 more days a year than men, World Economic Forum reportGlobalnews.caA new report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) found that women around the world work an average of 39 more days a year than men. Despite that, the report suggests, it will take another 170 years before there is global equality between the sexes.and more »

Women Work 39 Days More a Year Than Men - Money Magazine;

Women Work 39 Days More a Year Than Men - Money Magazine

Money MagazineWomen Work 39 Days More a Year Than MenMoney MagazineTalk about insult to injury: Not only do women earn less than men for doing the same jobs, but a new study finds that they work longer hours, too. According to the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report 2016, women work nearly an hour longer ...and more »

Women Won't Earn as Much as Men for 170 Years: Report - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth;

Women Won't Earn as Much as Men for 170 Years: Report - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthWomen Won't Earn as Much as Men for 170 Years: ReportNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthWomen Won't Earn as Much as Men for 170 Years: Report Iceland has topped the Global Gender Gap Report's list of 144 countries for the last 6 years. Getty Images/Caiaimage. The global gap in earnings between men and women will not be closed for ...and more »

Women Will Have to Wait Another 170 Years to Close Gender Gap - Bloomberg;

Women Will Have to Wait Another 170 Years to Close Gender Gap - Bloomberg

BloombergWomen Will Have to Wait Another 170 Years to Close Gender GapBloombergWomen are going to get pay equality – they'll just have to wait for another 170 years. That's according to an estimate by the World Economic Forum assessing gender gaps when it comes to economic opportunities, political empowerment, education and ...and more »

Women in advanced economies work for free for five hours every day - iNews;

Women in advanced economies work for free for five hours every day - iNews

iNewsWomen in advanced economies work for free for five hours every dayiNewsThe figures, from the World Economic Forum (WEF), illustrate the gender gap affecting women around the globe. Women work on average eight hours and 39 minutes each day, four hours and 47 minutes unpaid, while men work seven hours and 47 minutes ...and more »

Women have to wait 170 years to share equal pay cheques with men: Global gender gap report - Firstpost;

Women have to wait 170 years to share equal pay cheques with men: Global gender gap report - Firstpost

FirstpostWomen have to wait 170 years to share equal pay cheques with men: Global gender gap reportFirstpostWhile talks around bridging the gap between men and women have gotten louder, the world has slowed down in closing it, suggests data. It would take at another 170 years to bridge the gender gap in terms of pay and workforce, says a new report published ...and more »