Global Gender Pay Inequality is Getting Worse

The Global Gender Gap in Labour Income

A new economic gender inequality (EGI) measure uses national labour income ratios. EGI equivalent to a billion women unpaid by 2017, driven by gender participation gaps. Asia and Africa see higher EGIs than Europe/Americas. Growth alone won’t bridge the most extreme gaps.

Tewodros Makonnen Gebrewolde, James Rockey, Akbar Ullah