India has been ranked 108th in World Economic Forum (WEF) gender gap index 2018, same as 2017 while recording improvement in wage equality for similar work and fully closing its tertiary education gender gap for the first time.
As per the WEF’s Global Gender Gap Report 2018, Iceland topped the list having closed more than 85.8% of its overall gender gap. The Report was published for total 149 countries. Norway and Sweden were on 2nd and 3rd position, respectively.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- The founder and Chairman of WEF- Klaus Schwab.
- WEF Headquarters in Switzerland.