Iceland In The Lead Of Gender Equality - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Iceland In The Lead Of Gender Equality

Published October 25, 2013

Iceland ranks number one on a list over countries with the most gender equality, according to the 2013 Global Gender Gap Index from World Economic Forum.
This is the fifth consecutive year where Iceland is at the top of the list. Finland comes second, Norway ranks number three and Sweden comes in fourth, Mbl.is reports.
The index seeks to measure one aspect of gender equality in 136 countries: the relative gap between women and men across four key areas of health, education, economy and politics.
86 of the countries on the list have improved since last year and Iceland, as well as the other Nordic countries, has closed at least 80% of its gender gaps in the four areas measured.
View the Global Gender Gap Index 2013 here.

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