On virtually every measurable development indicator—including poverty, hunger, education, and health—rural women fare worse than rural men and urban women.
Even with equal access, women farmers often do not have equal productivity because they are held back by lack of land rights, lack of access to markets, and difficulty in hiring labour, write Jim Cornelius and Paul Winters. Pixabay photograph courtesy of David Greenwood-Haigh
Globally, the momentum for gender equality and justice is growing.
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With a campaign that has been 'characterized by bickering' and personal attacks, and less about policy, turnout doesn’t appear poised to hit the same levels as the last election, says pollster Nik Nanos.