International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. But here are the facts:
Globally, over 2.7 billion women are legally restricted from having the same choice of jobs as men.
Only 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women.
In 40% of economies, women’s early-stage entrepreneurial activity is half or less than half of that of men’s. (Source: unwomen.org)