Closing the Gender Gap: The Gender Parity Taskforces
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As gender parity becomes a strategic priority for organizations and governments, demand is increasing for translating insights into multistakeholder dialogue, collaboration and action to accelerate the path to gender equality. In 2012, the World Economic Forum launched the Gender Parity Taskforces to address the need for cooperation between government and business, and between businesses to address gender equality. The pilot taskforces aim to close the economic gender gap by up to 10% in three years in Mexico, Turkey, Japan and the Republic of Korea.This report provides an initial update and an overview of the taskforce model, as a tool for the four pilot countries and a starting point for others who seek to use a practical framework for accelerating progress on closing economic gender gaps.

Thursday 12 March 2015