Japan Drops 3 Places to Gender Equality Rankings

Japan is at the 114th spot for this year’s World Economic Forum’s global gender equality rankings. It went down from 111th last 2016 and is considered as the worst standing among the world’s major economies under the Group of Seven.   [caption id="attachment_560" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo credit to: https://www.japantimes.co.jp[/caption]   According to the Geneva-based think tank, Japan’s fallen ranking was due to the decline in its political empowerment of women in the country.   The WEF survey, which covers 144 countries, measures gender equality in terms of women’s participation rates and gender gaps in education and health, economy, and politics.   On a good note,... Register/Login

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