18 countries where women have it way better than in North America

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Tuesday, Mar. 8, 2011.    Gus Lubin, Business Insider

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re listing 18 countries that have a smaller gender gap than America.

This data, published by the World Economic Forum, compares female-to-male professional achievement, educational attainment, health and political empowerment.

America sinks in the rankings due to a terrible score on politics. Countries like Iceland elect an nearly equal number of women to office as men, while that’s far from true in the U.S.

Click here to see the best countries for women :  < http://www.businessinsider.com/best-countries-for-women-2011-3#first-heres-america-at-19-1 >

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