Bangladesh tops South Asia ranking on gender gap index

The gender gap in Bangladesh is the lowest among countries in South Asia, according to a study by the World Economic Forum. Bangladesh ranked 71st out of 146 countries on the Global Gender Gap Index 2022 with a score of 0.714, the WEF said on Thursday. Globally, Iceland topped the list on gender equality, with a score of 0.908, while Afghanist...

HPM Sheikh Hasina places three proposal for ensuring gender equality

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today laid special emphasis on forming a Women Leaders' Network as it can act as a force to ensure gender equality. "It is greatly empowering to be with you all. I strongly feel that we can establish a Women Leaders' Network which can bring us together, not just for one-off meetings, but to act as a force to ensure ...