India is the third-worst performer country in South Asia in World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021. According to the report, India has slipped 28 places to rank 140th among 156 countries. In Global Gender Gap Index 2020, the country had ranked 112th among 153 countries. It is noteworthy that India has closed 62.5% of its gender gap to date. The report said India’s gender gap on this dimension widened by 3% this year, leading to a 32.65 gap closed to date.