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Nearly Everyone Is Biased Against Women – UN

Nearly Everyone Is Biased Against Women – UN

Prejudice against women includes thinking that university education is more important for men or that they deserve jobs more Nine in 10 people are prejudiced against women, such as thinking university education is more important for men or that men deserve jobs more if work is scarce, the United Nations said on Thursday. More than […]

Govt Starts Vaccinating Girls Against Human Papilloma Virus In Kenya

Govt Starts Vaccinating Girls Against Human Papilloma Virus In Kenya

Kenyan authorities have begun a mass vaccination of girls against the human papilloma virus, HPV, which causes cervical cancer. According to the World Health Organization, the East Africa region has the highest rate of cervical cancer in the world. Kenya officially launched its HPV vaccination program Friday in the coastal town of Mombasa. The vaccine […]

Nearly 40 Percent Of The World’s Girls and Women Live In Countries Failing On Gender Equality

Nearly 40 Percent Of The World’s Girls and Women Live In Countries Failing On Gender Equality

Results for 129 countries measured by a new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Gender Index released by Equal Measures 2030 show that the world is far from achieving gender equality, with 1.4 billion girls and women living in countries that get a “very poor” failing grade on gender equality. The SDG Gender Index, launched at the […]