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Global Gender Gap - Finland ranks in second position

Global Gender Gap -  Finland ranks in second position | Global Insights | Scoop.it

The Global Gender Gap Report 2012 benchmarks national gender gaps of 135 countries on economic, political, education- and health-based criteria. The Global Gender Gap Index was developed in 2006, partially to address the need for a consistent and comprehensive measure of gender equality that can track a country’s progress over time. The index points to potential role models by revealing those countries that – within their region or income group – are leaders in dividing resources more equitably between women and men than other countries, regardless of the overall level of resources available. http://wef.ch/c1q8S


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Finland world’s third most egalitarian country

Finland world’s third most egalitarian country | Global Insights | Scoop.it

Finland ranks third in the World Economic Forum’s global survey of gender equality.  Finland figures strongly, particularly with regard to the education of women and the number of ministerial posts they hold.  A total of 135 countries were surveyed...


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