It will now take 135.6 years to close the gender gap worldwide, says World Economic Forum
Kathmandu, April 1. With the index score of 0.683, Nepal holds 106th position among 156 countries in the Global Gender Gap Index(GGGI) calculated by the World Economic Forum.
According to the report, Iceland is the most gender-equal country in the world for the 12th time, with 89.2% gender gap closed to date.
The global average of the gender gap is currently at 67.7%. On its current trajectory, it will now take 135.6 years to close the gender gap worldwide.
The South Asian average of the gender gap is currently at 62.3% and will take 195.4 years to close the gap.
Click here to go to the official site of World Economic Forum – Global Gender Gap Index 2021.
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