“Norway, Finland and Sweden are ranked the best countries for gender equality, according to a recent study from the World Economic Forum, the nonprofit organization known for its annual economic summit in Davos, Switzerland, for global leaders.
Those Nordic countries and their Western European neighbors account for 16 of the top 30 countries with the greatest gender parity in the world…Meanwhile, the U.S. ranked surprisingly low at No. 27, behind Lesotho (No. 16), Mozambique (No. 18) and Moldova (No. 20).” Matthew Kirdahy, 11.12.08, 12:01 AM EST, Forbe