Celebrating International Women’s Day with three motivating statistics to power us towards a gender equal world.
- Half of the ten happiest countries in world were led by women according to the 2019 World Happiness Report. 1
- A 2017 International Labour Organization report found closing gender gaps by 25 percent by 2025 could add US$5.8 trillion to the global economy. 2
- Increasing women’s and girls’ educational attainment accounts for about 50 percent of the economic growth in OECD countries over the past 50 years. 3