New Report: “Progress of the World’s Women: In Pursuit of Justice” #UNWomen

July 9, 2011 at 12:50 pm 1 comment

UN women has issued a new report on women’s access to justice worldwide, “Progress of the World’s Women: In Pursuit of Justice.”

“While some progress has been made – for example, 139 countries and territories now guarantee gender equality in their constitutions, and domestic violence is now outlawed in 125 countries—the report shows that too often, women continue to experience injustice, violence and inequality in their home and working lives.  Globally, 603 million women live in countries where domestic violence is still not considered a crime.”

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