S’porean men, are you being outperformed by women?

Compared with other countries, there is more gender equality in Singapore. But gaps remain in schools and at work.

Singapore must tackle gender-specific challenges and inequalities in both directions. PHOTO: ST FILE
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What do you know about Finland? That it’s been named the happiest country in the world? Correct. That its education system is excellent? Well, that’s only half right. 

Every three years, across almost 80 countries, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) conducts a survey of reading, mathematics and science skills among 15-year-olds called the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) test.

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