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Lebanon ranks high on development, falls behind on gender equality

Abby Sewell|- Lebanon was in the “high human development” category in a report released Monday by the United Nations Development Program examining levels of development and inequality in countries around the world. But it fell behind in some measures, particularly with regard to gender equality. The UNDP’s 2019 “Human Development Report” measureseach country’s “Human Development Index,” a gauge that assesses development based on “a long and healthy life, access to knowledge and a decent standard of living,” using the metrics of life expectancy, average years of schooling and gross national income per capita.
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