Revising 2015's estimate of 118 years, the World Economic Forum says progress in gender wage equality has decelerated.
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Gender14 Mar 2015 14:59 GMT
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Human Rights17 Nov 2014 18:21 GMT
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Politics25 Oct 2014 23:02 GMT
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