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Sat Mar 2, 2019, 06:19 PM

Only six countries have equal rights for men and women, World Bank finds

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Source: CNN

London (CNN) The world is moving towards legal gender equality -- but it's moving very, very slowly.

Only six countries currently give women and men equal rights, a major report from the World Bank has found.

That's an increase -- from zero -- compared to a decade ago, when the organization started measuring countries by how effectively they guarantee legal and economic equality between the genders.

But the rate of progress means that, by CNN calculations, women won't achieve full equality in the areas studied by the World Bank until 2073.

Belgium, Denmark, France, Latvia, Luxembourg and Sweden scored full marks of 100 in the bank's "Women, Business and the Law 2019" report.

Read more: https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/03/02/europe/world-bank-gender-equality-report-intl/index.html



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Response to UpInArms (Original post)

Sat Mar 2, 2019, 06:37 PM

1. The US

isn't even in the top 50.

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Response to UpInArms (Original post)

Sat Mar 2, 2019, 06:48 PM

2. I'm surprised Iceland isn't in the top 5.

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Response to UpInArms (Original post)

Sat Mar 2, 2019, 06:56 PM

3. Women are baby making machines to much of the world.

What did that GOP idiot call women a few days ago, "host bodies". One step forward, two steps back and in high heels.

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Response to UpInArms (Original post)

Sat Mar 2, 2019, 07:55 PM

4. Reality for half the world. Women, pay attention: you who have it need to support women who don't.

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Sat Mar 2, 2019, 11:16 PM

5. Locking ...

Host consensus is that this is not LBN. Please re-post in General Discussion or in Editorials & Other Articles

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