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Published by: World Economic Forum, 2018

Country / Region: Indonesia , Myanmar , Philippines , Vietnam , Regional/global

The Global Gender Gap Index Report 2018

18 December 2018

The Philippines ranked 8th out of 149 countries, up from the ranking 10th out of 144 countries last year, in the global list that compares the gap between women and men based on four pillars: economic participation and opportunity; educational attainment; health and survival; and political empowerment.

Lao PDR was a far second to the Philippines among ASEAN countries in the ranking, taking the 26th spot. It was followed by Singapore (67th), Vietnam (77th), Thailand (73rd), Vietnam (77th), Indonesia (85th), Myanmar (88th), Cambodia (98th), Brunei (90th) and Malaysia (101st).

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