ps1472 - Midterm3 19:42 rd World IntheEconomicArea o 70% o...

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Midterm 3 19:42 I What is the Status of Women in the 3 rd  World? In the Economic Area o 70% that live in extreme poverty are women o 80% who suffer from malnutrition are female o women work 2/3 of the worlds working hours while earning less than 10%  of the worlds income overall general stats o 60-80% food grown in the developing world is grown by women o in Africa 70% of agricultural production it is heavily female labor force  In the Political Arena o I Gender empowerment index 75-80% of global refugees are women women continued to be  estimated that 700-774 million women in the world lack basic literacy don’t have basic skills to participate in politics gender empowerment index 80% of transnational victims are women a woman in the 3 rd  world is 300x more likely to die during child birth  than a woman in the first world
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2011 for the course POL S 147 taught by Professor Reyes during the Winter '11 term at UCSB.

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