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Tag Archives: WEF

Gender equality at work more than 200 years off: WEF

GENEVA: Women may be shouting louder than ever for equal treatment and pay, but a report out indicates it will take centuries to achieve gender parity in workplaces around the globe. The World Economic Forum (WEF) report said there had been some improvements in wage equality this year compared to ...

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Malala advocates free education for girls at WEF

DAVOS: Education activist, Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousufzai who survived being shot by the Taliban shared her views on Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos saying it is a collective responsibility to ensure girls get education globally. Kicking off the talk, Malala explained her views on feminism saying that ...

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Emerging economies: Pakistan ranked ahead of India in WEF

LONDON: Pakistan ranked at 47th-15 points ahead to India – in the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) 2018 of the World Economic Forum. Norway again holds the best performing advanced economy in 2018, with a consistently strong performance. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 48th WEF annual meeting today ...

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Shah Rukh Khan receives human rights award at WEF

DAVOS: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan urged the economic elite to break down barriers of discrimination and sexism against women as they gathered for the Davos forum. The 52-year-old star appeared at a celebrity gala ahead of the official start of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting on Tuesday. ...

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Pakistan ahead of India in Inclusive Development Index: World Economic Forum

LONDON: Pakistan has been ranked 52nd, ahead of India (60th), among 79 developing economies in the Inclusive Development Index, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report. WEF’s ‘Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017’, released in Davos, Switzerland on Monday, said that most countries were missing important opportunities to raise ...

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Sharmeen Chinoy first-ever artist to co-chair World Economic Forum

DAVOS: Academy award-winning Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is about to become the first ever artist to co-chair the World Economic Forum. A Monday statement from Chinoy’s office says she will also speak at the 47th World Economic Forum’s annual three-day meeting starting Jan. 17 in Davos, Switzerland. It says ...

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