It's probably no surprise that the top 10 countries in the world with the least gender gap include a handful of Nordic nations, Switzerland and generally developed countries. But ranked No. 6 in opportunities for women according to the World Economic Forum — the central African nation of Rwanda. (Video via Rwanda Development Board)
Rwanda did the best in political and economic categories, ranking seventh and 14th. But it's still lacking in the education and health categories diving down to 112th and 91st, respectively.
And in terms of political opportunities, Rwanda's women outnumber the men serving in Parliament. It's probably most shocking because of Rwanda's recovery from a genocide just two decades back. (Video via KTN Kenya)
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