To close the gender gap, more women are needed in leadership

To close the gender gap, more women are needed in leadership

While women worldwide are making progress closing gaps in critical areas such as health and education, significant gender gaps persist in the workforce and in politics. Given current rates of change, this year’s Global Gender Gap Report estimates it will take 217 years to close the economic gender gap.

As part of its workforce gap analysis, the World Economic Forum turned to LinkedIn to better understand the trends in gender equality across the workforce. Because of our unique visibility into real-time workforce trends, LinkedIn data can provide more depth, nuance, and timeliness than the sort of data historically gathered by governments or NGOs. Our data provides insight into the role women leaders play in driving overall economic equity and participation.

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Click here to read the full Global Gender Gap report from World Economic Forum

 

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