UAE surges ahead in global ranking for gender equality

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The UAE is making significant progress in its efforts to promote gender equality.

The country has jumped 23 places in the UN Development Programme’s Gender Inequality Index.

It’s currently ranked 26th globally and first in the Arab world.

The annual index rates countries on aspects related to health, empowerment, education and employment.

Norway, Switzerland and Ireland occupy the top three spots on the list of 189 nations.

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