The World Economic Forum says it will take an extra 36 years to close the gender gap

Policies, Society

The World Economic Forum says it will take an extra 36 years to close the gender gap

A new report from the World Economic Forum estimates that attaining global gender parity will take nearly 136 years, up from its previous estimate of almost 100 years.

WEF measures parity in four ways: economic participation and opportunity, education, health and political empowerment. Data examined by the organization showed that the gap in political empowerment has widened significantly since its 2020 report, while economic participation has improved only slightly.

Emerging Viruses: AIDS And Ebola : Nature, Accident or Intentional?

Disease, Threats

Emerging Viruses: AIDS And Ebola : Nature, Accident or Intentional?

Health professionals and those involved in infectious disease research will find Emerging Viruses startling: Harvard researcher Horowitz’s studies gather evidence to conclude that AIDS and the Ebola viruses evolved during cancer virus experiments in which monkeys were infected with viral genes from other animals. Certain to spark controversy, this provides quite a different view of virus mutations and evolution.

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