Positive Change and Progress in the Status of Women

  THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN THE WORLD TODAY     Since the early days of the Industrial Revolution, women in Europe and North America have made considerable progress towards equality with men, although much remains still to be done. Of course, the industrialization of Western countries at first had not improved the status of women, but had degraded them even further by exploiting them and their children in factories as cheap labor. In the preceding relatively prosperous … [Read more...]

Michelle Bachelet: Women make up majority of world's poor: UN official

    Women in Poverty      A Woman in Nairobi, Kenya using her voice.  According to the United Nations 70% of the worlds poor are Women.   'Women make up majority of world's poor': UN Official   Women are overrepresented among the world's poor who lack access to basic social services according to Michelle Bachelet, the Executive Director of UN Women.   Michelle Bachelet   Speaking at an event on social protection held in New York, she said that despite economic growth over the past six … [Read more...]

Michelle Bachelet: Women make up majority of world’s poor: UN official

    Women in Poverty      A Woman in Nairobi, Kenya using her voice.  According to the United Nations 70% of the worlds poor are Women.   'Women make up majority of world's poor': UN Official   Women are overrepresented among the world's poor who lack access to basic social services according to Michelle Bachelet, the Executive Director of UN Women.   Michelle Bachelet   Speaking at an event on social protection held in New York, she said that despite economic growth over the past six … [Read more...]

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