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Chris Selley: More nonsense about the 'global gender gap'

Good news, everyone! The global gender gap has shrunk! “The gender gap for economic participation and opportunity” — labour force participation, wage equality — “now stands at 60% worldwide, having closed by from 56% in 2006,” according to the ninth edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report. 665 more words

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Standing up for gender equality

Is Ecuador the first country you think of in the world for the most gender equality? You hear stories of women being repressed, but the truth is, Ecuador is not one of them. 179 more words

The Global Gender Gap Report 2014

The World Economic Forum recently published a comprehensive series of reports which examine in detail the broad range of global issues it seeks to address with stakeholders as part of its mission of improving the state of the world. 635 more words

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Influencing the World

Need to increase the profile of a chosen academic on the world scale?  678 more words

New data reveals level of gender equality in Caucasus

Data released earlier this week by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has revealed an insight into the levels of gender equality in Caucasian nations. 446 more words


The Coalition Is Failing Women - Georgia Elander (GREEN1) on the UK's Gender Inequality

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Following news that gender equality in the UK became more unequal last year, Georgia Elander (GREEN1) believes that the coalition government is to blame through their program of cuts to women’s services. 802 more words


The circular economy gets its own Academy Awards

This fall at a World Economic Forum meeting in Asia, Chinese premier Li Keqiang stressed China’s goal “to pursue green, circular and low-carbon development.” What premier Li was getting at is a notion that other government leaders around the globe and increasing numbers of CEOs are finally starting to embrace: the need to create a circular economy, one in which all the materials we use in our industrial stream must either be reused or returned safely to the earth. 605 more words