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gender gap

A broad difference between men and women, as in There is still an enormous gender gap in the wages of unskilled labor. This expression at first referred to the difference between men and women in voting preferences. It has since been extended to other areas. [1970s]
See also: gap, gender
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9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ and SNL, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI) and a leading provider of research, analytics and data, released two new reports today which each highlight significant gender gaps between male and female C-level executives in the United States.
As is the case among Republicans, this gender gap is typical for national ratings of GOP candidates.
By closing the technology gender gap, we can expand economic opportunity for women and make sure that our nation's technology economy lives up to its full potential.
But, as importantly, sub-Saharan Africa closed 82% of its educational attainment gender gap.
Michelle Cracknell, chief executive of The Pensions Advisory Service, said: "It is great news that the retirement income gender gap is reducing, and we should see the gap continue to shrink in the future.
In fact, we found that the removal of these restrictions can lead to up to a 5 percent increase in female labor force participation rates, and this effect comes on top of closing gender gaps in education, in taxation, and the provision of child care facilities," Kochhar says.
The report emphasizes persisting gender gap divides.
The Global Gender Gap Index ranks 142 countries on the gap between women and men on health, education, economic and political indicators.
First, I will utilise the Global Gender Gap Report 2013, published annually by the World Economic Forum since 2006.
Making a change to the scenario is Democrat Senator Maria Cantwell, who has taken up cudgels against the widening gender gap in business and finance, Yahoo News reported.
Ann Beeson of the Center for Public Policy Priorities makes a case for why the gender gap in Texas politics matters, and John Davidson of the Texas Public Policy Foundation writes that the state should close its troubled centers for people with disabilities.
The e-book is titled Women in Engineering -- Book 1 (Volume 1): Inspire and Close the Gender Gap and was written by Nita Patel, the chair of IEEE Women in Engineering International.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan has shown poor performance on all indicators of the Global Gender Gap (GGG) Report, issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
25 ( ANI ): India has been reportedly ranked amongst the countries with the most gender gap, according to the World Economic Forum's (WEF) report, analyzing 136 countries on economic, political, education- and health-based criteria.
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