How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth

Resource published September 30, 2015

Gender inequality is not only a pressing moral and social issue but also a critical economic challenge.

If women—who account for half the world’s working-age population—do not achieve their full economic potential, the global economy will suffer. “While all types of inequality have economic consequences, the new McKinsey Global Institute report, The power of parity: How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth, focuses on the economic implications of lack of parity between men and women.


Download the executive summary and full report on McKinsey.com