Khushboo Lucknow, 300 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 343 Points View Profile Khushboo Asked: November 6, 20212021-11-06T15:32:05+05:30 2021-11-06T15:32:05+05:30In: Economics Tell us about the Global Gender Gap Report 2021. Tell us about the Global Gender Gap Report 2021. economicsimportant reports Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent 0 Questions 307 Answers 60 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile [Deleted User] 2021-11-06T15:36:11+05:30Added an answer on November 6, 2021 at 3:36 pm Global Gender Gap Report 2021; World Economic Forum About the report It is a framework for capturing the magnitude of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress over time. They are designed to create global awareness of the challenges that gender gaps pose, as well as the opportunities that emerge when action is taken to reduce them. Key Findings The most gender-equal country in the world is Iceland, and it has been in the first position for 12 years. Finland is second and Norway third, with New Zealand being a close fourth, followed by Sweden. Lithuania, Serbia, Timor-Leste, Togo, and the United Arab Emirates have improved the most in the overall index. India- Specific Findings India in 2021 has slipped 28 places and has been ranked 140th among 156 nations participating in the rankings. It is the third-worst performer among South Asian countries, with Pakistan and Afghanistan trailing and Bangladesh being at the top. The report states that the country fared the worst in political empowerment, regressing from 23.9% to 9.1%. Its ranking on the health and survival dimension is among the five worst performers. The economic participation and opportunity gap saw a decline of 3% compared to 2020, while on the educational attainment front India is in the 114th position. Note: The wide Gender Gap in India is due to Religious and Historical Societal linkages. Four thematic dimensions used by the Global Gender Gap Index to benchmark 153 countries’ progress: Economic Participation and Opportunity Educational Attainment Health and Survival, and Political Empowerment. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions Tell us about the Global Hunger Index 2020. What is the CCPI (Climate Change Performance Index)?
Global Gender Gap Report 2021; World Economic Forum
About the report
India- Specific Findings
Four thematic dimensions used by the Global Gender Gap Index to benchmark 153 countries’ progress: