South Asia faces a ‘wake up’ call as it trails the world in closing the gender gap

South Asia faces a ‘wake up’ call as it trails the world in closing the gender gap
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South Asia is facing a “wake up moment” as it trails the world in its efforts to address the gender gap, Michael Page Australia’s senior managing director has said, APA reports citing CBNC.

The World Economic Forum is now predicting it could take the region 195 years to reach gender equality — two generations more than the global average.

India lags Asia Pacific in terms of female leadership, with just 13% of senior executive positions held by women. Thailand tops the list.

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