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Paper Poetry Prompt #4: ‘Caged Bird’

Suntonu Bhadra
Oct 27 · 3 min read
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  • # of countries with rules to make specific jobs off-limits for women: 104 (*)
  • # of countries that have laws mentioning that a daughter cannot inherit the same proportion of assets as a son: 39 (*)
  • # of countries which restrict the working hours of women: 29 (*)
  • # of countries where men can prohibit their wives from working: 18 (*)
  • # of countries who limit when & how women can travel outside the home: 17 (*)
  • Roughly 33,000 girls get married each day before the age of 18, or one in every two seconds (**)
  • it will take 202 years to close the economic gender gap (**)

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Suntonu Bhadra

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Human ▪ Business Consultant ▪ Poet ▪ Editor of Paper Poetry & Business Thoughts Notebook ▪ Insta: sbpoetrymedium (username: SB Poetry)

Paper Poetry

We are living in the digital world, covered in the autonomous aspects & tracked motions of life. Yet, somehow we are losing some critical elements. Keyboards, touchpads, & speech-to-text are there, but I believe that handwritten words on paper still means something to poets.

Suntonu Bhadra

Written by

Human ▪ Business Consultant ▪ Poet ▪ Editor of Paper Poetry & Business Thoughts Notebook ▪ Insta: sbpoetrymedium (username: SB Poetry)

Paper Poetry

We are living in the digital world, covered in the autonomous aspects & tracked motions of life. Yet, somehow we are losing some critical elements. Keyboards, touchpads, & speech-to-text are there, but I believe that handwritten words on paper still means something to poets.

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