Report Title No. of Participating Economies Malaysia vs. Selected Countries Synopsis (In Brief) Malaysia’s Performance in Global Gender Gap Report 2012 (tiada) Malaysia’s Performance in Human Development Report 2013 135 187 Global Gender Gap 2012 is a framework for capturing the magnitude and scope of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress from 135 countries. The Index published by World Economic Forum (WEF), benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, political, education and health criteria, and provides country The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World which examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world and its long-term implications for human development. The Human Development Report 2013 shows that rankings that allow for effective comparisons across regions and income groups, and over time. The methodology and quantitative analysis behind the rankings are intended to serve as a basis for designing effective measures for reducing gender gaps using three underlying concepts: Gaps vs. levels; Outcomes vs. means and Gender equality vs. women’s empowerment. Typically examines the gap between Men and Women to develop, retain and attract the best talent through global economy, politics and society fundamental elements of succeeding and prospering in an ever more competitive world. Malaysia is reported to be on the 100th position in this report. Norway, Australia and the United States lead the rankings of 187 countries. Malaysia scored 0.769 points, putting it in the high human development group and its ranking had improved slightly when pitted against its 2011 rank at 61st spot out of 187 countries.