Artificial intelligence could hardwire sexism into our future. Unless we stop it- WEF Blog
n five years’ time, we might travel to the office in driverless cars, let our fridges order groceries for us and have robots in the classroom. Yet, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2017, it will take another 100 years before women and men achieve equality in health, education, economics and politics.
What’s more, it's getting worse for economic parity: it will take a staggering 217 years to close the gender gap in the workplace.
How can it be that the world is making great leaps forward in so many areas, especially technology, yet it's falling backwards when it comes to gender equality?
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