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The Cost of Gender Equality
By admin June 20, 2018

By 2025, women could add an additional 26%, to the global annual GDP if they participated in the economy at the same level as men, as reported by McKinsey Global Institute. According to the UNDP, gender disparity is seen in every country and many women face unequal treatment at their workplace as compared to men.

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An eAtlas to Better Understand Gender inequality in Out-Of-School Children
By admin May 10, 2017

Out-of-School gender rate disparities vary greatly from one region to another even though they are almost alike at the global level. Gender disparities are the highest in Arab States, sub-Saharan Africa and South and West Asia. Because of the many conflict-hit areas in Arab states, it is difficult to precisely quantify gender disparities in out-of-school

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Invisible Children
By admin May 2, 2017

Statistics analyzed in a recent report by Plan International illustrate data that was used to formulate the question, “When does a child stop being a child and become a girl or a boy?” According to the World Bank, within the next decade about 40 million young adults in sub-Saharan Africa will drop out of school.

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The Gender Gap at Home
By admin October 17, 2016

Women are globally triumphing in historically male-dominated areas. 2017 may begin with women at the helm of countries such as Germany, Liberia, Norway, South Korea, the UK, and the US; and running Fortune 500 companies and international institutions like General Motors, the IMF, YouTube, and possibly the United Nations. Slowly and incrementally, support is growing

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Bridging the Gender Gap in Agriculture
By admin July 13, 2016

Land ownership and involvement in the agricultural systems exemplify the significant gender gaps and inequalities that exist today. The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) estimates that if women were given access to the same resources as well, yields could rise by 20-30 percent and country agricultural output could rise by 2.5-4 percent, resulting in lifting

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