International Women’s Day: What’s the difference between equity and equality?

International Women’s Day: Giving women equal rights is not enough in itself to close the 132-year global gender gap. Image: Unsplash/Christina @

Charlotte Edmond
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Creating equal and fair outcomes relies on recognizing that everyone starts from a different place. Image: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/International Women’s Day

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The smallest gender gaps globally are found in Iceland, Finland and Norway. gender gap.PNG Image: World Economic Forum

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