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Gender equality in the UAE ranked best in GCC region

 
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:01 am    Post subject: Gender equality in the UAE ranked best in GCC region Reply with quote

ABU DHABI // The UAE is ranked first in the GCC region when it comes to gender equality, thanks to its investment in education and success in health, political and economic participation.

According to the Global Gender Gap Report 2013, published on Friday by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum, the UAE leads the way in the MENA region with the narrowest gender gap, state news agency Wam reported.

“It’s a metric that people probably haven’t tracked so much because they tend to focus on fees, enrolment growth and types of institutions entering the country,” said Ashwin Assomull, a partner in international education practice at The Parthenon Group, which carries out educational surveys. “But it’s another validation that what’s happening in the UAE is the right thing.” Read full Story
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