Child abuse and neglect linked to gender inequality

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Phys.org July 27, 2017 Children growing up in societies that experience high levels of gender inequality—irrespective of whether these are developed or developing countries—are more likely to be maltreated. This is according to a cross-national analysis of data from 57 countries worldwide, conducted by Joanne Klevens and Katie Ports of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US. …

Women’s rights in Saudi Arabia? There’s an app for that

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Los Angeles Times July 21, 2017 By Molly Hennessy-Fiske Women’s rights in Saudi Arabia have always been a contentious issue. Women have only recently won a limited right to vote, they can’t work close to men and the debate over whether they should be allowed to drive has gone on for years. The World Economic Forum in its 2016 report …