According to the World Economic Forum (WEF) World Gender Equality Annual Report 2017 announced on November 2, the gender disparity expanded worldwide for the first time since the first 2006 report.
The deterioration of the gender disparity in the world is based on the spread of gender disparity in the four pillars of "educational background" "health and survival rate", "opportunity for economic activity" and "political authority". We point out that workplaces and politics are particularly serious.
France (17th to 11th) ranked the highest in gender equality in the G20 (major 20 countries) countries, followed by Germany (12), UK (20th to 15th), Canada (from 35th 16th), South Africa (19), and Argentina (34). The United States is ranked 49th and under the group with 4 rankings dropped. China (100), India (108), Japan (114), Korea (118), Turkey (131), and Saudi Arabia (138).
Of the 144 countries surveyed in Japan, 1015 in 2015, 111 in 2016 and finally in 1147 in 2017 are the lowest ever in history. The political sector has greatly dropped from 103rd to 123rd, and the economic field also remains low at 114th.All women shining society building headquarters(Prime Minister 's official residence), Japan will not go through unless it implements immediate effectiveness and effective policies such as the introduction of quota system in all fields.
In a recent forecast worth noting as an economic case for equality, GDP rises due to economic gender equality, with GDP rising to US $ 1.750 billion in the US, US $ 550 billion in Japan, US $ 320 billion in France, Germany $ 310 billion It is said to have an economic effect. Also, it seems that the economic effect of China's GDP is 2.5 trillion dollars from gender equality.
According to a survey at LinkedIn, "men are underestimated in education, health and welfare areas, while women are underestimated in engineering, manufacturing and construction, information, communication and technology areas. Differences in areas mean the possibility of losing the opportunity to further enhance gender diversity, innovation, creativity and profitability in each department. "
- The Global Gender Gap Report 2017(WEF)
- Retreat: A ten-year worldwide step towards gender equality stalls in 2017(Press Release / Japanese version pdf)