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Pakistan Ranked Among Worst 4 Countries For Gender Equality

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‘Global Gender Gap Report 2021’ released by the World Economic Forum on Wednesday has found that gender gap in Pakistan worsened in 2020. Pakistan slipped two spots since last year and ranked 153rd out of 156 countries on the index.
According to the report, gender gap in Pakistan has increased by 0.7 percentage points, to 55.6 per cent. The country is now among the four worst countries for gender parity. Only Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan have been ranked worse than Pakistan.

Pakistan has been placed at 152 in economic participation and opportunity and 144 in educational attainment. For health survival, Pakistan is at 153 and 98 in political empowerment.

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