Gender Inequality

7 of the most surprising facts about global gender gaps

The road to gender equality is still a long one. Image: Unsplash/Munro Studio

Kate Whiting

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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Work still needs to be done to close the gender gap. Image: World Economic Forum Global Gender Report, 2021
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There is much work to be done before economic parity is reached. Image: World Economic Forum Global Gender Report, 2021
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Most advanced economies still have a Image: World Economic Forum Global Gender Report, 2021
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This evidence shows that women are under-represented in emerging job clusters. Image: World Economic Forum Global Gender Report, 2021
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