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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

South Africa And Lesotho, Where Women Come First

Written By: MIM!According to the 2010 Global Gender Gap Report, Lesotho and South Africa rank among the top 15 countries for women's equality, with Lesotho ranking at number 8 and South Africa 12. The Report measures both the number of women in administrative positions in 134 countries, as well as improvements in the wage gap between men and women. Nordic countries Iceland, Norway, Finland and Sweden continue to demonstrate the greatest equality between men and women, with all in the top 4, but rounding out the top 25 are Mozambique and Namibia at numbers 19 and 25 respectively.

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