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India gets 108th rank in WEF Global Gender Gap Report 2017



World Economic Forum (WEF) releases Global Gender Gap Report 2017: India ranked 108th, slipped 21 places in its Global Gender Gap Index 

The World Economic Forum (WEF) released the Global Gender Gap Report 2017, on 2nd November 2017. The report catalogs 144 countries on the basis of their progress toward gender parity and then lists them accordingly in its Global Gender Gap Index.

These 144 countries are ranked on the basis of four thematic dimensions, Economic Participation and opportunity, Education Attainment, Health and survival and Political Empowerment.

The Global Gender Gap Index 2017 is topped by Iceland, while India fetched 108th rank this year, slipped 21 places, in comparison with its 87th rank in 2016.


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