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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The meeting reviewed the council's main successes since the beginning of the year, and discussed upcoming initiatives in cooperation with federal authorities to narrow the gender gap across various sectors.
District after district in Punjab continues to show a significant gender gap between male and female registered voters, with the percentage difference ranging around 25 percent.
According to recent articles in this newspaper, Korea ranks 115th for gender equality, with a "gender gap index" of .532.
Strangely, women happily embrace such projects with a sense of empowerment while neglecting the fact that these steps stretch the gender gap further.
Gender gaps in research funding are likely due to bias against women, rather than the strength of their science, according to a recent study.
'Narrowing the gender gap would foster greater stability in the banking system and enhance economic growth.
According to the Forum's Global Gender Gap report, only 22% of the world's AI professionals are female, compared with 78% who are male.
'The Philippines also rises two spots closing just under 80 percent of its overall gender gap, the highest value for the country ever recorded by the index.
'Pakistan stands at 148 out of 149 countries in the Global Gender Gap ranking which is indeed extremely poor show by the country which has a population of over 200 million and a thriving economy.
Blossom's launch comes as the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report 2018 says that despite progress in some areas, the Middle East and North Africa still trail worldwide, with about 153 years to close the gender gap at the current rate of change.
The 2018 Global Gender Gap Report estimates that on the current trajectory, the gender gap will close in 108 years globally, and in 135 years in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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