Quick OverviewThis guide examines the advances that have been made but also looks beneath the surface to find out what the reality is for women all around the world.
About the Author: Nikki van der Gaag is a freelance writer, editor and evaluator on development issues. Prior to this she was editorial director at the Panos Institute and co-editor of the New Internationalist magazine.
DetailsHas the battle for women's rights been won? Not when women still make up 70 per cent of the world's poor. This guide examines the advances that have been made more women working, more girls being educated, but alsolooks beneath the surface to find out what the reality is for women all around the world.
There are still hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths in childbirth; physical and sexual assault is commonplace and some rights are being eroded by religious fundamentalism.
Publication date: October 2008 (UK), November 2008 (US)
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