Dan has been a writer at Expert Market since early 2019, bringing with him a range of tech talents, B2B brains and potentially funny puns. He was brought on to help with some of our most important and fast-growing categories, including web design, postage meters and photocopiers.
With ample experience in the world of web design, Dan has given our articles in this category a more authoritative edge. Specialising in ecommerce platforms and business security, he can also confidently guide you on how to use website builders, and how to find the best web designer for your business, portfolio, or blog.
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The World Economic Forum have just released their Global Gender Gap 2014 Report ranking 142 countries on how they have managed to reduce the gender gap by ensuring woman are not held back in society.
The main areas of focus that the countries are judged on are – economic participation and opportunity, education, health and survival, and political empowerment.
The global top ten countries can be seen below with Iceland coming top followed by 4 fellow Nordic countries dominating the top 5 positions. It is also worth noting that Rwanda and Belgium have made it in the top ten for the first time.
Below is an interactive map ranking each of the 142 countries on their ability to close the gender gap.