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Time to gender parity has blown out to 135 years. Here’s what women can do to close the gap

Across the world, women do not have the same opportunities as men.

The 2020 Global Gender Gap Report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) revealed Australia came in at 44th in the Global Gender Gap Index 2020 rankings, slipping five places from the previous year.

  • Marcia Devlin
  • The Conversation

But wait, there’s more.

The 2021 Global Gender Gap Index places Australia at number 50, a slip of another six places in 12 months.

And, at the current rate at which the gender inequality gap is being closed, it is now the case that it will take 135.6 years to close the gap worldwide.

In 2020, the WEF had calculated gender parity would not be…

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