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Men’s Health Might Improve With More Gender Equality, WHO Study Says

Quartz: Countries where men hold the power are really bad for men’s health
“On average, men die younger than women. Men are also more likely than women to die prematurely, from causes ranging from alcoholism to heart disease to suicide. But a new report from the World Health Organization finds that, in Europe, those problems are particularly acute in countries with the lowest levels of gender equality. Parity between the sexes, it suggests, could actually save men’s lives…” (Werber, 9/17).