gender gap


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gender gap

n.
A disproportionate difference, as in attitudes and voting preferences, between the sexes.

gen′der gap`


n.
the difference between women and men in regard to social, political, economic, or other attainments or attitudes, or the problem perceived to exist because of such difference.
[1980–85]
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The smallest gender gap was found in Romania and Italy, but according the OECD, these smaller gaps, especially in smaller economies, are often the result of what is known as the "selection effects", as "only the more highly-qualified females tend to remain in the labour force.
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The commission organized a high level roundtable of policymakers on 'Closing the Gender Gap in the Electoral Rolls' Friday and drew the authorities' attention towards gender gap in election reforms.
He shared these views while speaking as chief guest and chair at a high level roundtable of policymakers titled 'Closing the Gender Gap in the Electoral Rolls', here on Friday.

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