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Kamala Harris makes history by taking her oath. Image: REUTERS
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Politics is where the biggest gender gap still persists. Image: Global Gender Gap Report 2020
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Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas has pledged to tackle climate change. Image: REUTERS/Janis Laizans
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Referee Sarah Thomas was just one of the groundbreaking women at the Super Bowl. Image: REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Whitney Wolfe Herd, the youngest female founder to IPO a company. Image: REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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The Sailing Nun, Sister Nathalie Becquart, during a Zoom call. Image: Reuters/handout
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From World Bank to World Trade Organization. Image: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

What's the World Economic Forum doing about the gender gap?

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From Olympic medallist to Tokyo 2020 president in three decades. Image: Kyodo/via REUTERS
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