Gender equality in Bangladesh is above South Asia’s average, says Social Watch

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In terms of gender equity Bangladesh is in far better position than its neighbour India, and above the South Asian average. This is made apparent by the publication of the Gender Equity Index (GEI) 2012, published by Social Watch on the eve of Women’s International Day, March 8.

The index prepared annually by Social Watch measures the gap between women and men in education, the economy and political empowerment. The index is an average of the inequalities in the three dimensions