LANDON: Welcome to WRS’s special coverage from the World Economic Forum in Davos. I’m Vincent Landon.
GANZER: And I’m Tony Ganzer.
They make up 50 percent of the world’s population. But here in Davos women only represent 17 percent of participants. It reflects–even today–the continuing struggle for gender equality in society, business and government.
Here’s Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director.
LAGARDE: “It makes economic sense to improve the situation of women; to make sure that they have access to education, that they have access to health, that they have access to jobs, that they have access to financing; and that they can sit at table with the same and the equal rights and opportunities.”
LANDON: Right now equality is more honoured in the breach than in the observance. Sheryl Sandberg, is chief operating officer at Facebook. Continue reading “The Gender Gap”