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Women Rule the World

Thursday 7th March / presented by Andy Snelling

Women are an integral part of society, and on March 8 we recognise that fact – it’s International Women’s Day.

There’s much to celebrate but equally many areas of concern

Despite research showing stronger national infrastructure when women’s economic options are increased, women are still being paid lower wages in less secure positions than their male counterparts, even in the western world.

In less developed countries, the practice of sex-selection abortion is sadly common, with families preferring boys over girls.

Research has suggested this has led to increases in forced prostitution, violence and trafficking.

Currently researching refugee women in Western Australia, adolescent girls in India and maternal health of women in Uganda, Dr Jaya Earnest was with Andy Snelling

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