These 8 Countries Are Best at Supporting Women at Work

At the current rate, it will take 132 years to close the global gender gap. But the Economist ranked 29 OECD nations according to the role and influence of women in the workplace. Iceland scores well on numerous factors - from low childcare costs to educational attainment for women to female representation at senior levels. Norway offers generous paid leave for new fathers, thereby boosting boost female employment. Similarly, New Zealand scores well on participation in the labour force, while 50.4% of its MPs are women. Watch to learn about how other countries support women at work.