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8 Facts about Gender Equality You Need to Know Now
We’re #NotThere yet on issues of gender equality
Women have made significant progress over the years, but we’re still #NotThere yet on issues of gender equality. Data from No Ceilings: The Full Participation Report (2015) shows that more must be done to achieve the full and equal participation of girls and women worldwide.
This International Women’s Day — know and share the facts about gender equality in the United States and around the globe.
Every day, 800 women die from preventable complications during pregnancy or childbirth
Women spend up to 5 more hours on unpaid domestic work than men each day
One in four girls around the world was married before her 18th birthday
Women earn the majority of bachelor’s degrees, but only a fraction of computer science degrees
200 million fewer women than men have access to the Internet worldwide
Women in most countries face legal barriers that restrict their economic opportunity
The U.S. is one of nine countries worldwide that doesn’t provide for paid maternity leave
One in three women has experienced physical or sexual violence worldwide
Women have made significant progress, but we’re #NotThere yet. Follow along with the Clinton Foundation throughout Women’s History Month to learn more about our data and our efforts to advance full participation for girls and women worldwide.