The report said China had made progress by closing “two-thirds of its gender gap”, but only marginal gains had been made since 2006. Photo: AFP The report said China had made progress by closing “two-thirds of its gender gap”, but only marginal gains had been made since 2006. Photo: AFP
The report said China had made progress by closing “two-thirds of its gender gap”, but only marginal gains had been made since 2006. Photo: AFP

China goes backwards on global gender equality list but does better on education

  • Country comes in at 106th on World Economic Forum’s annual ranking, mainly dragged down by low representation of women in politics
  • It still has a skewed sex ratio at birth, with 885 girls per 1,000 babies

Topic |   Gender equality
The report said China had made progress by closing “two-thirds of its gender gap”, but only marginal gains had been made since 2006. Photo: AFP The report said China had made progress by closing “two-thirds of its gender gap”, but only marginal gains had been made since 2006. Photo: AFP
The report said China had made progress by closing “two-thirds of its gender gap”, but only marginal gains had been made since 2006. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE