Social Problems 10 - Gender Inequality

Social Problems 10 - Gender Inequality - The oppression of...

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The oppression of women worldwide is the human rights cause of our time. - Nicholas Kristof
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100 million women and girls are missing around the world because of gender discrimination.
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1 percent of the world’s landowners are women.
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21 percent of young women surveyed in Ghana reported that their sexual initiation was by rape.
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1 woman dies in childbirth for every 100,00 live births in Ireland. 2,100 women die in childbirth for every 100,000 live births in Sierra Leone.
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Percentage who agreed that “a woman must have children in order to be fulfilled” Total Total Population Men Women Population Men Women Bangladesh 97 97 97 Georgia 79 76 82 Indonesia 92 92 92 Algeria 79 80 77 Nigeria 91 91 91 Romania 79 75 83 Hungary 90 86 94 Russia 78 73 83 Jordan 89 89 89 Moldova 75 71 78 Egypt 88 88 88 Zimbabwe 75 71 79 Albania 87 84 89 Turkey 75 73 77 Philippines 86 81 91 Belarus 73 73 73 Latvia 85 82 88 Bulgaria 70 66 74 Pakistan 85 83 88 Denmark 68 67 70 Bosnia 84 82 86 Estonia 67 61 72 Vietnam 83 80 85 Greece 67 63 70 India 82 80 84 Saudi Arabia 65 63 67 Ukraine 82 77 85 Poland 64 65 64 Armenia 80 80 81
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Percentage who agreed that “a woman must have children in order to be fulfilled” Total Total Population Men Women Population Men Women Chile 64 61 66 Mexico 43 42 44 France 63 63 63 Czech Republic 42 39 44 Portugal 63 59 67 South Africa 42 41 44 Uganda 63 56 69 Puerto Rico 33 33 33 Dom. Rep. 62 62 62 Belgium 32 34 30 Lithuania 57 51 62 China 32 26 37 Croatia 55 50 61 Austria 30 30 30 Italy 53 51 55 Colombia 28 27 28 Taiwan 52 48 56 Sweden 24
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