Despite Years of Pledges and Plans, Gender Gaps Persist on a Global Scale

This year, the status of women on many fronts, from political involvement to personal justice, will be evaluated in international forums.

by Barbara Crossette. This article originally appeared on PassBlue.

It is widely recognized, for starters, that women in poor countries need more access to information on basic health care for themselves and their families. Here, polio vaccination in Afghanistan. CREATIVE COMMONS CREATIVE COMMONS

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