Gains and gaps in women's fight for gender equality since 1995: report

March 9, 2015 4:20 AM

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NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the past 20 years the world's women and girls have made significant progress in health, education and legal rights but wide gender gaps remain in economic participation, political leadership and security, according to research released Monday.

An aggregation and analysis of global data drawn from a host of international agencies, including the World Bank, the World Health Organization, various U.N. agencies and polls, the research identifies gains and gaps in women's progress toward gender equality since 1995.

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