Gender Progress Index

A New Global Measure of Gender Progress

April 20, 2017

A New Global Measure of Gender Progress Kai L. Chan, Distinguished Fellow, INSEAD Innovation & Policy Initiative | April 20, 2017 Inequality is the “defining issue of our time”, said then U.S. President Barack Obama in 2011 and again in 2013. The next year Pope Francis tweeted that inequality was the root of all social evil. […]

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Qatar’s gender gap is one of the largest in the world, new index says

March 17, 2017

  MARCH 17, 2017 by VICTORIA SCOTT Qatar is home to one of the most unequal societies in the world when it comes to gender, according to a new index. The country ranked 117th out of 122 nations listed in business school INSEAD‘s Gender Progress Index 2017, which was released this month. That puts Qatar behind all of its Gulf peers. […]

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Ongoing quest to bridge the gender divide

March 14, 2017

Ongoing quest to bridge the gender divide Suzanne Locke March 13, 2017 Updated: March 13, 2017 06:18 PM When we try to close the gender gap for women, we should remember that there are two genders and that both have gaps, says economist Kai Chan. “Society progresses when both genders are able to maximise their […]

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UAE tops GCC in INSEAD Gender Progress Index

March 11, 2017

Published Saturday, March 11, 2017 The UAE achieved another milestone in the area of women’s empowerment by leading the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in a Gender Progress Index (GPI) released by INSEAD, a top business school. INSEAD’s GPI takes a holistic view towards gender issues and includes five dimensions: Education, health, labour, politics and power, […]

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UAE tops Gender Progress Index in GCC (Gulf News)

March 8, 2017

The index reveals gender ratios on multiple dimensions and was revealed in Abu Dhabi on International Women’s Day Abu Dhabi: The UAE tops the GCC in a Gender Progress Index developed by one of the world’s leading business schools that takes a holistic view of gender issues. At a seminar held to mark International Women’s […]

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