Facts About Women That Make It Hard To Believe We’re Living In The 21st Century

We’ve done this whole ladies-are-lesser thing for a long time, and it’s pretty outrageous because it goes against all of our self-interest. Here are some ways women and girls across the globe — especially in the developing world — are being held back and what we’d gain by investing in their futures.


Original by USAID. Here they are on Facebook and Twitter. Thumbnail image by Clemens v. Vogelsang, found on Flickr, used under Creative Commons license.

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Maz Ali

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