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

gender-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 ...

Gender inequality in Pakistan - Daily Times

According 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 ...

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

As 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 ...

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

Fans 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 ...

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

In 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 ...

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

The 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.

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

The 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 ...

Bangladesh leads S Asia in gender equality - The Daily Star

Bangladesh 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 ...

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

Fans 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).

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

Canada 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 ...

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

NEW 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 ...

Nepal ranks 110 in Global Gender Gap Index - Anna 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.

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

It'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 ...

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

Britain 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 ...

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

A 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.

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

Talk 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 ...

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 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 ...

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

Women 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

While 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 ...