North America is the most advanced region in terms of closing the gender gap. The population-weighted average score for the region is 76.9%, which reduces the number of years it will take to close the gap from 62 to 59 years.
Europe has the second-highest level of gender parity. Currently standing at 76.6%. The region has a 60-year wait to close the gap.
Latin America and the Caribbean rank third of all regions. The region has bridged 72.6% of its gender gap. Based on the current pace of progress, Latin America and the Caribbean will close the gap in 67 years.
East Asia and the Pacific have closed 69% of their gender gap At this pace, the region will need 168 years to close the gender gap.
Central Asia, No Progress Overall In Central Asia, overall progress in closing the gender gap is unchanged from the last edition, at 69.1%. At this pace, it would take 152 years to close the regional gender gap.
Middle East and North Africa have the second-largest gender gap With an average population-weighted score of 63.4%, Middle East and North Africa have the second-largest gender gap yet to close, after South Asia.
Sub-Saharan Africa would take 98 years to close the gender gap in the region. It has the sixth-highest regional score and has bridged 68.7% of its gender gap. It ranks ahead of the Middle East and North Africa, and South Asia
This Data is proof that Gender parity is still not recovering at its right pace. This world has to take some major steps to close the gap ASAP!
South Asia ranks the lowest With only 62.3% of the gender gap closed in 2022. This lack of progress since the last edition extends the wait to close the gender gap to 197 years
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