If we don’t speed up the pace of change it will take 208 years to reach gender equality in the U.S., according to the World Economic Forum
. That’s 208 years in which women’s opportunities will be limited and the U.S. will be robbed of the full benefit of women’s talent and ingenuity. Every one of those years is one year too many.
WEF’s Global Gender Gap Report
, which tracks gender-based social and economic disparities in 149 countries, measures four areas: