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International Women’s Day

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March 8th, 2011:
* Women represent 70% of those living on less than $2 a day.
* Women suffer inequitably from the chronic effects of poor nutrition, insufficient healthcare and limited educational opportunity.
* Women do 66% of the world’s work and receive only 10% of the pay.
* Women spend 90% of their income on their families, while men typically spend only 35%.
* Women who contribute to family finances have greater decision-making power, resulting in better nutrition, health and education for their children. When family needs are met, women are more likely to invest in their communities.

Written by blueroselady

March 8, 2011 at 6:34 am

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