Gender parity is fundamental to whether and how economies and societies thrive. Ensuring the full development and appropriate deployment of half of the world’s total talent pool has a vast bearing on the growth, competitiveness and future-readiness of economies and businesses worldwide. The Global Gender Gap Report benchmarks 149 countries on their progress towards gender parity across four thematic dimensions: Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival, and Political Empowerment. In addition, this year’s edition studies skills gender gaps related to Artificial Intelligence (AI).
From stamping out stereotypes to finding your 'spark', here's how to close the global gender gap
From my childhood in India, one particular memory stands out. Aged 14, to the horror of my family, I emerged from my bedroom in jeans. Jeans! A girl wearing jeans - far less one that want...
Will AI make the gender gap in the workplace harder to close?
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From glass ceiling to glass cliff: women are not a leadership quick-fix
What do you need to innovate in the Transformative Age? You need diversity. You need men. And you need women.