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The Best Countries for Women 2019

Sweden was ranked the best place in the world for women in The US News & World Reports’ Best Countries survey, based on 9,000 respondents’ opinions and ranked among 85 countries. Denmark and Canada follow up in second and third place, respectively. Spain ranks 19th. The ranking is derived from a compilation of five equally …
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Women’s Power in Politics

Ahead of the European elections, MEPs and national MPs will discuss women’s power in politics during an inter-parliamentary committee meeting today. MEPs and more than 20 MPs from 15 EU national parliaments and Norway will attend this meeting marking International Women’s Day (IWD). The topic chosen this year is at the heart of women’s rights …
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The Best Countries for Women 2018

Denmark was ranked the best place in the world for women in The US News & World Reports’ Best Countries survey, based on 9,000 respondents’ opinions and ranked among 80 countries. Sweden and Norway follow up in second and third place, respectively. Spain ranks 18th. Northern European countries often rank among the happiest countries on Earth, being praised for their wide array of free …
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The Best Countries for Women

Sweden was ranked the best place in the world for women in The US News & World Reports’ Best Countries survey, based on 9,000 respondents’ opinions and ranked among 80 countries. Canada and United Kingdom follow up in second and third place, respectively. Spain ranks 19th. The Swedish government calls gender equality one of the “cornerstones” of the country’s society. The concept …
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Where are laws equal for women and men?

The World Bank Group publishes a biannual report that compares gender-based legal differences in 143 economies. This year’s edition, titled “Women, Business and the Law 2014: Removing Restrictions to Enhance Gender Equality” analyzes laws that affect women entrepreneurs and employees globally, highlighting reforms carried out over the past two years and, for the first time, …
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