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India plunges to 108th in gender equality ranking

Asia's big economies slip, with China in 100th place and Japan in 114th

A street market in Mumbai: India faces widening gender gaps in politics, healthy life expectancy and basic literacy.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Asia's largest economies dropped in the World Economic Forum's latest gender equality ranking, announced on Thursday, with India falling 21 places to 108th.

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