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Global gender gap widens for the first time in a decade, but UAE women see improvement

Sanya Burgess - The National
November 03, 2017

A new report shows the UAE is ranked highest in the Gulf for gender equality, while regionally the gap is widening. The report examines equality across ed attainment, health, economic opportunity and political empowerment across 144 countries, and includes an index that ranks women¹s status against men. But there is more to gender equity than just female attainment, as there are huge inequalities for males. Read more