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What is it like to be a woman in the world’s most equal country?

Iceland comes out of a new report on the gender gap very well. Four women from, or based in, the country share their thoughts

By Jessica Abrahams  

Houses in Reykjavík, Iceland's capital city

On Tuesday, the World Economic Forum published its annual Global Gender Gap Report, naming Iceland as the world’s most gender equal country for the eighth year running (the UK comes in at number 20). The report found no gap in educational attainment between men and women in Iceland, and a strong female representation among legislators, officials and managers. It is one of only five countries (alongside Norway, France, Latvia and Finland) to have broken the 30 per cent threshold…

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