Global Gender Gap Report ranks Pakistan at 144 out of 145 countries


As the government claims enhanced women’s participation in all sectors of life, the Global Gender Gap Report 2015 released on Thursday still ranks Pakistan at 144 out of 145 countries.


The Global Gender Gap Index was first introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006 as a framework for capturing the magnitude of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress. This year is the 10th edition of the Index, allowing for time-series analysis on the changing patterns of gender equality around the world and comparisons between and within countries.

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