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Another 170 years before women are paid as much as men: Gender gap index

Another 170 years before women are paid as much as men: Gender gap index

Efforts to close gender gaps in pay and workforce participation slowed so dramatically in the past year that men and women may not reach economic equality for another 170 years, the World Economic Forum said on Tuesday.

India improves position to 105th on global gender gap index

The index examines the gap between men and women on the basis of economic participation and opportunities; educational attainment; health and survival, and political empowerment.