But think of this… The Philippines is one of the eleven countries who ranked highest in gender equality.
1.4 billion people living, have over 1$ a day. 70% of them are girls.
Women do the 2/3 of the world’s work, but only 10% of the income.
Women produce half of the world’s food, But own only 1% of its land.
Many countries don’t have specific laws to penalize domestic violence.
China’s one child policy has intensified abortion neglect abandonment infanticide
In Morocco, unmarried pregnant women are particularly at risk of prosecution.
In Afghanistan, girls are often taken out of school when they hit puberty.
In Bahrain, judges have complete power to deny women custody of their children.
In South Africa, there are high incidences of sexual and domestic violence against women and children.
3rd Millennium Development Goal Let’s promote gender equality and empower women.