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Gender inequality arises from differences in social, political and civil rights between men and women and has persisted in various forms since ancient times. Modern day advocates for women's rights have achieved notable gains, yet as the Global Gender Gap Report 2014 from the World Economic Forum highlights, in some regions of the world women remain highly discriminated against. The 2014 Global Gender Gap Index highlighted in this Viz of the Day evaluates the presence and magnitude of gender inequality by evaluating the relative gaps between women and men across four key areas: Health, Education, Economy and Politics.
 
Source: Global Gender Gap Index, 2014

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