Saudi women now have a video game but still no driver’s licenses.
Developed by a firm founded by a member of the Saudi royal family, Saudi Girls Revolution gives women the power they lack in real life. In a fictitious evil Arabian Empire, a group of motorcycle riding Saudi women fight baboons, mutants, zombie soldiers and other horrific creatures. The firm says that it believes “…that the creative industries can be a leading light for social change.”
Where are we going? To identifying the global gender gap.
Measuring the Gender Gap
First, let’s be very specific and see some of the rights that can divide men and women. Here is a list from the World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law Report 2015:
Next, we can use this heat map for the overview. The darker blues reflect the most gender gap progress: