Statistics Since 1995 , Where Women Are Now

Statistics Since 1995 Show Where Women Are Now

Since The 1995 Fourth World Conference On Women in Beijing, the Clinton Foundation headed by Hilary Clinton, No Ceilings: The Full Participation Report, a reportive and comprehensive look at the progress women have made in these past two decades. What has been found?

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Some good news: The amount of women dying during childbirth today is substantially lower than what it was 20 years ago, and all but 9 countries in the world offer paid maternity leave.

Some not-so-good news: A quarter of women in the world are married before the age of 18, and that percentage is also the amount of women in parliament.

Disappointing news: One third of women are sexually assaulted within their lifetime.

The fact of the matter is that women around the world are still not being treated equally.

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Source: Refinery 29