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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