Global Gender Gap Index

In this article we will discuss Global Gender Gap Index

In this article, we will discuss Global Gender Gap Index. So, let’s get started.

Global Gender Gap Index

It benchmarks countries on their progress towards gender parity in four Key dimensions with Sub Metrices.

Economic Participation and Opportunity
Educational Attainment
Health and Survival
Political Empowerment

On each of the four sub-indices as well as on the overall index the GGG index provides scores between 0 and 1, where 1 shows full gender parity and 0 is complete imparity.
It is the longest-standing index, which tracks progress towards closing these gaps over time since its inception in 2006.

  • Objectives:
  • To serve as a compass to track progress on relative gaps between women and men on health, education, economy and politics.
  • Through this annual yardstick, the stakeholders within each country are able to set priorities relevant in each specific economic, political and cultural context.

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