Gender Inequality

Gender parity: Here’s what leading countries are getting right

Iceland is the only country to have closed more than 90% of its gender gap – at 91.2%.

Iceland is the only country to have closed more than 90% of its gender gap – at 91.2%. Image: Unsplash/Norris Niman

Kate Whiting
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    Infographic showing the progression on the global gender gap.
    The global gender gap will not be closed until 2154. Image: World Economic Forum

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    This year's 10 gender gap. Image: World Economic Forum

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    Figure showing the representation of women in the workforce, by industry, 2016-2023.
    Healthcare is the industry with the highest proportion of women. Image: World Economic Forum
    Figure showing the share of women in the workforce, by seniority level and STEM occupation status.
    How the proportion of women drops as seniority rises. Image: World Economic Forum
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