Study: Georgia 2nd Worst State for Women’s Equality

| August 23, 2016

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With Women’s Equality Day just three days away and the U.S. in 28th position on the Global Gender Gap Index — falling eight places since 2014 — the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst States for Women’s Equality.

In order to determine the most gender-egalitarian states, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states across 15 key metrics. The study’s data set ranges from the gap between female and male executives to the disparity between women’s and men’s unemployment rates.

Women’s Equality in Georgia (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
38th – Executive Positions Disparity
38th – Educational Attainment Disparity (Among Bachelor’s Degree Holders)
21st – Minimum-Wage Workers Disparity
48th – Unemployment Rate Disparity
26th – Entrepreneurship Rate Disparity
49th – Political Representation Disparity

Click here for the full report.

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