gendercide

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Art Exhibit Shows Scale of Female Gendercide

The United Nations Population Fund estimates that currently 117 million women and girls are ‘missing’ in the world due to these causes. That’s 3.4% of the world’s female population – missing as a result of human choice and behavior.

Nobel Prize-Winner Takes on Gendercide

Nobel prize-winner Amartya Sen addressed the subject of gendercide at the University of Texas at Dallas on Friday, April 24 in a lecture entitled “Women: Survival and Empowerment.” … Turning to the subject of women’s empowerment, Professor Sen focused on a trio of solutions — girls’ education, paid employment for women, and maternal/reproductive healthcare.

Harmful Traditional Practices: A Great Barrier to Women’s Empowerment

Harmful traditional practices (HTPs) exist in many different forms. These traditions reflect norms of care and behavior based on age, life stage, gender, and social class. While many traditions promote social cohesion and unity, others wear down the physical and psychological health and integrity of

The Girl Child

The girl child. Why is she unique? In this year’s United Nations’ resolution on the Girl Child, the General Assembly, and thus, the international community has recognized, noted, and expressed their deep concern on issues of discrimination of the girl child. There are many issues

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