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Gender Gap


A study conducted by the World Economic Forum showed that, amongst 58 countries surveyed, Brazil ranks 51st in what concerns equality of opportunity between men and women.
Five factors were pondered to establish the ranking: economic participation, economic opportunity, political enpowerment, educational attainment and health and well-being. Brazil's best result was in economic opportinies (21st), and worst result was in political enpowermnet (57th).
The top ranked countries were the Nordic ones: Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Danmark and Finland; United Kingdom appeared 8th, United States in 17th. Costa Rica, 18th, was the best Latin American country, and Colombia, 30th, the best South American.

Download the PDF document with the results and analysis of the Survey on Gender Gap by the WEF.


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