World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2017 tells the women NGOs and Platforms that they need to work harder
According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report, Report of Global Rankings and the Gender Gap by country, 2017 we have below rankings for G20 countries:
|Global Index||Economic Participation and Opportunity||Educational Attainment||Health and Survival||Political Empowerment|
|Global Weighted Average|
The numbers in the first column are the rank for each country among 144 countries of the world in the report.
As World Economic Forum (WEF) compiles the list county by country and as the G20 countries include European Union as a member, consequently there was no EU in the list of WEF. At my discretion, I included Spain instead of the European Union. It is possible to calculate a population weighted average for the European Uninon, but I have not taken the trouble to perform that task in this quick and shortened table extract for the G20 countries from the WEF report.
The tables gives me a fair understanding that we need to work much harder as women NGOs and platforms.
The full report is in the link: http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_GGGR_2017.pdf
In the report WEF takes our attention to many issues but I noted two issues for this reshaped short report: The first one is, absolute value of gender gaps in various countries is a combined result of their socioeceonomic policies – including probably their laws, rules, regulations and values as well as their cultural inheritances. Secondly, the report highlights the fact that there is strong correlation between a country’s gender gap and its economic performance. The less is the gender gap, the higher the country perfomance is. The index doesn’t try to put countries in front of each other but it tries to highlight the room for improvement for each country in order to be able to bring around better economic performance for that specific country.