A new report has found that no country in the world is on track to achieve gender equality by 2030, with just 11 years to go.
Written by Sabrina Barr, The Independent
No country in the world is set to achieve gender equality by 2030, a new report has found.
On Monday 3 June, the Equal Measures 2030 partnership released its inaugural Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Gender Index, a report which assessed the state of gender equality across 129 countries across the globe.
The Equal Measures 2030 is an independent civil society and a private sector-led partnership which advocates for gender equality.
The report, which covers approximately 95 per cent of the world’s female population, discovered that “no country in the world has reached the ‘last mile’ on gender equality,” claims the index.
Despite an international agreement to achieve gender equality by 2030, with only 11 years to go, 1.4 billion girls and women are living in countries “failing on gender equality.”
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