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Sri Lanka among top

Oct 13, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Sri Lanka is among the top 20 in the world for gender equality according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2010 compiled by the World Economic Forum. Ranking at 16th place, it is above all South Asian nations and second only to Philippines from the Asian region. Sri Lanka stands above developed countries such as United States, Netherlands, Canada, Australia and many other European countries. Sri Lanka is ranked first in the world in the Health and Survival indicator, and sixth in the Political Empowerment indicator beating European countries such as UK, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany and Belgium as well as the entire Asian region.   Read more:www.dailynews.lk/2010/10/14/news01.asp