Namibia leads the continental pack on gender equality, the recently launched Africa Gender Index (AGI) report shows. The country is one of only three states on the continent ranked in the top 10 across the overall AGI score, based on three main indicator areas.

The index focuses on measuring gender inequalities in key capabilities for elementary ‘functioning’, without which other aspects of human progress would be difficult to attain. According to this report, Namibia has achieved nearly 80% gender equality.

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