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Inequalities In Legal Rights For Women, Girls Exist In 170 Nations, Report Shows

News outlets discuss “Closing the Gender Gap,” a new report by UCLA’s WORLD Policy Analysis Center (WORLD) on inequalities in legal rights among women and girls worldwide. The Guardian: Legal barriers prevent women’s empowerment in more than 170 countries “Twenty years after the historic Beijing conference on women’s empowerment, more…

Violence Against Women Reaches ‘Alarmingly High Levels’ Globally, U.N. Report Says

News outlets describe findings from a U.N. report on global and regional estimates of violence against women. Al Jazeera America: Sexual violence against women a ‘global epidemic,’ study finds “Violence against women and girls ‘persists at alarmingly high levels’ despite significant progress in gender equality for health, education, and legal…

U.N., U.S. Leaders Urge Gender Equality On International Women’s Day

Media outlets report on issues surrounding International Women’s Day, recognized on March 8. Associated Press/The Guardian: Gender equality still decades away, says chief of U.N. Women “…Twenty years after 189 countries adopted a blueprint to achieve equality for women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said that not a single country has reached gender…

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