Discrimination against women persists around the globe hampering development

Discrimination against women persists around the globe hampering development 1024 538 Euro Mediter

Social and legal discrimination against women remains a major obstacle to economic and social development in emerging and developing countries, according to the latest edition of OECD’s Socila Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) launched on May 10th, 2012. Though women’s rights are improving in a number of countries, in others women are still barred from fully contributing to social and economic life.

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Source: http://www.genderindex.org/

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