NO DOUBLE STANDARD - The World Economic Forum published its Global Gender Gap Report 2013, which assesses the level of gender equality in different countries. The Philippines is ranked 5th highest in terms of gender equality, an improvement from past years, and the highest in Asia. Of the four aspects, the country performed well in terms of educational attainment and health, but was performed poorly in terms of economic and political participation.
The World Economic Forum publishes a global gender gap index that attempts to measure the degree of gender inequality (or lack thereof) for various countries. According to the report, Philippines is one of the most gender-equal countries and is basically the only bright spot for gender equality in Asia.
Explore the Infographic
Feel free to explore the great infographic that WEF has set up. You can see that nearly all of Asia is pretty gender-unequal, except for the Philippines.