Tag Archives: Gender inequality

Unrealized Potential: The High Cost of Gender Inequality in Earnings

Globally, countries are losing $160 trillion in wealth because of differences in lifetime earnings between women and men. This amounts to an average of $23,620 for each person in the 141 countries studied by the World Bank Group in a new report released recently. The study, Unrealized Potential: The High Cost of Gender Inequality in …
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Women, Business and the Law 2018

The World Bank has recently released the “Women, Business and the Law” report. Women, Business and the Law (WBL) is a World Bank Group project collecting unique data on the laws and regulations that restrict women’s economic opportunities. Governments in 65 economies took steps to improve women’s economic inclusion, enacting 87 legal reforms in the …
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Women and the Workplace: FT Special Report.

The Financial Times has published a special report on women and the workplace. The report consist of four articles that address such topics as the gender pay gap (which currently stands at around 23 percent), the invisibility that senior women executives still suffer within the financial sector, the need to demystify the idea that working …
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The Global Gender Gap Report 2010

The World Economic Forum has just published the Global Gender Gap Report 2010. Nordic countries once again dominate the report’s index, picking up first (Iceland), second (Norway), third (Finland) and fourth places (Sweden). The report ranks 134 economies according to how well they divide resources and opportunities amongst male and female populations, regardless of the …
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