The Philippines maintains its respective ranking in closing gender disparity as measured by the Global Gender Gap Index, according to the 2016 Report of the World Economic Forum (WEF).  The country remains to hold the seventh (7th) spot out of 144 countries in the overall global index in eliminating gender gap, though with a slight decline in its overall scoring.  The Philippines has an overall score of 0.786 in this year’s Report compared to 0.790 in 2015.

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Title: Global Gender Gap Index Report 2016
Researcher: Miraluna S. Tacadao / Malorie Joy O. Mones