Gender Gap

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A disparity in academic ranking, opportunities for advancement, research and salaries, between men and women which occurs in medicine and science
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S&P 500 Gender Gap Grew in 2015 : The total number of female Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of S&P 500 companies declined from 25 in 2014 to 21 in 2015.
The current Government certainly deserve credit for closing the gender gap.
The gender gap is 16 percentage points -- the widest for any candidate -- for Texas Sen.
Shaheen and Davis were joined by Robin Hauser Reynolds, director of the documentary, "CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap," which was shown at the event, as well as U.
The region has closed 69% of its Economic Participation and Opportunity gender gap and 20% on the Political Empowerment gap.
However, the gender gap is shrinking and is now at its narrowest since 2009 when Prudential first started tracking the difference between male and female retirement income expectations.
Countries that are serious about closing the gender gap in labor force participation should take a look at their laws and look to see if there's gender-based discrimination in these laws and try to remove them.
The Global Gender Gap Report 2014, prepared by the Swiss-based World Economic Forum, benchmarks national gender gaps of 142 countries on economic, political, education and health criteria.
They also said that elimination of the gender gap will contribute to economy development.
The Kingdom has been successful in narrowing the gender gap over the past nine years, and is currently counted among the top Arab countries in terms of gender equality.
Muscat: Oman has dropped six places from its 2013 ranking in the Global Gender Gap Index 2014, but Omani women say great strides have been made to reduce the gender gap though acknowledging that there is always more that could be done.
The United Arab Emirates falls in the rankings but shows major improvement relative to its past performance on economic and political participation and remains the second highest-ranked country in the region", said WEF in its global gender gap report of 2014.

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