A survey by the World Economic Forum has shown that gender equality has improved in a number of nations. But as WEF Managing Director Saadi Zahidi tells DW, it'll take many more decades to actually close the gender gap.
As calls for gender equality grow louder around the world, a gathering in the Icelandic capital offers a glimpse of what a matriarchy might achieve.
Only one in five participants at the World Economic Forum in Davos is a woman. Female role models are desperately needed to close the gender gap in politics and business.
When it comes to gender equality, Yemen is ranked worst in the world, and women and girls have suffered massively in the country's five years of fighting. Yet CARE gender activist Suha Basharen sees glimmers of hope.
Iceland is often held up as the poster child of gender equality, but as Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir told DW ahead of the 2018 Women Leaders Global Forum, even her country has to keep fighting.
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