AP Human Geography : Gender Equity

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Gender Equity

Which of the following regions of the world has the most gender equality in its workforce in terms of the number of women participating in the workforce?

Possible Answers:


The Indian Subcontinent

West Africa

East Asia

North America

Correct answer:



Scandinavian countries top almost all measures of gender equity in the workforce and society. Bolstered by long traditions of welfare state policies and legislative approaches to encouraging equality, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland feature more women in the workforce than most other similarly industrialized nations.

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