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India ranks 108th in WEF gender gap index; scores third-lowest on health

India's gender gap stagnates, wage parity improves

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Wef Report  |  World Economic Forum

Indivjal Dhasmana  |  New Delhi 

India made no improvement in the overall gender gap ranking by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2018, compared to 2017.

It stood at a low 108 out of the 149 countries in 2018, the same as in 2017. “India maintains a stable ranking this year, but its gap is directionally larger this year, with a 33 per cent gap yet to be bridged,” says the report, titled Measuring the Global Gender Gap. India ranked lower on all segments - economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival ranking, and political empowerment. “It (India) needs ...

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First Published: Wed, December 19 2018. 01:05 IST
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