EEF has predicted the achievement of equality of women and men in 100 years
A hundred years will be required in order to equalize the rights of women and men in the world, the report of the world economic forum. The movement for equality for the first time in the last 10 years, observations began to go slower.
The process of achieving global gender equality has slowed, stated analysts of the world economic forum (WEF) published an annual report on the gender gap — 2017 (.pdf).
The study’s authors compared the situation of women and men in society in 144 countries on four main criteria: achievements in education, political activities, economic opportunities, access to health care and survival.
Experts estimate that at the current pace of gender issues in different countries to achieve equality between women and men will be possible only in 100 years. Last year this figure was 83 years old. While gender equality in specific areas, for example in the field of labour and economic activities, according to the new estimates will have to wait twice as long — 217 years. The gender gap in education could reach parity in the next 13 years.