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2011 Global Gender Gap Report: The Best (And Worst) Countries For Women


Did anyone else notice the inverse correlatio­n between “Labour force participat­ion” and household income? iow, countries which rank at the TOP of the list, like Burundi, Ghana, Mozambique­, Madagascar­, Lesotho, Botswana, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan are also countries with such low household incomes that certainly no American woman would envy women in the workforce there? And countries which rank at the BOTTOM of the list (where women are usually housewives rather than employees)­, like Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Italy, Japan, Korea, and Greece, are also countries with the highest household incomes, many of them MUCH higher than ours.

If the US were to achieve a “Labour force participat­ion” equivalent to Burundi, who is ranked at the TOP of the list, would we also achieve a household income like Burundi, who is at the BOTTOM of that list?
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