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New York Rates As Second-Best State For Women's Equality, Survey Says

The empire state is the second best in the country for woman's equality.
The empire state is the second best in the country for woman's equality. Photo Credit: File

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- With Aug. 26 being Women’s Equality Day and the U.S. failing to make the top 10 on the Global Gender Gap Index, the leading personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best and Worst States for Women's Equality.

To find the most gender-egalitarian states, WalletHub compared the 50 U.S. states across 11 key metrics. Their data set ranges from the gap between female and male executives to the disparity between women’s and men’s unemployment rate. Women’s Equality in New York finished second overall with results being: 11th – Earnings Gap; 11th – Executive Positions; Gap 12th – Work Hours Gap; 1st – Educational Attainment; Gap 5th – Minimum-Wage Workers; Gap 1st – Unemployment Rate Gap; 6th – Entrepreneurship Gap; 11th – Political Representation Gap.

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