Gender Inequality

What is the gender gap and why is it important? Measuring progress for International Women’s Day

Progress to bridge the gender gap is critical, though slow, and might not be attained for more than a century. Image: UNSPLASH/LinkedIn Sales Solutions

Emma Charlton

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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

An infographic showing the four pillars of gender gap framework.
These are the four pillars of the Forum’s gender gauge. Image: World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2021.
A chart showing the global top 10 countries for gender parity.
Iceland leads the way on gender parity. Image: World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2021

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People crossing their arms as a symbol for International Women's Day. Image: Twitter/Awaj Foundation

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The theme for International Women's Day this year is #BreakTheBias. Image: Twitter/Womens Day
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