13 GIF reactions to the fact that poverty is sexist

13 GIF reactions to the fact that poverty is sexist

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Because there’s no other way to react to the absurdity of this fact.

1. When you’re a girl and whether you live or die depends on where you were born.
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2. When about 39,000 girls under the age of 18 become child brides every day.
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3. When only just over 20% of poor rural girls in Africa complete primary education.gaston-gif

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4. When only about 22% of parliamentarians are female.
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5. When women are paid 10-30% less than men.
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6. When females are only 10-20% of the world’s land-holders.
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7. When 43 million women do not deliver their babies in a health facility.
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8. When more than 1.3 billion women don’t have an account at a formal financial institution.
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9. When poverty is just flat out sexist.
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10. When closing the gender gap in agriculture could increase agricultural yields by 20-30%.
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11. When maternal deaths could drop by 67%, if women had access to care.
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12. When every year that a girl spends in school can boost her future income by 10-20%.
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13. When all of society could benefit from investing in women.
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Surprised by any of these? Read our new report, Poverty is Sexist.

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