5 Facts about International Gender Inequality

  1. African-American women earn 64 cents and Latina women earn 56 cents for every dollar earned by a Caucasian man.
  2. 4 out of 5 victims of human trafficking are girls.
  3. American women serving in Iraq or Afghanistan are more likely to be raped by a comrade then killed by an enemy.
  4. Every year, an estimated 15 million girls under 18 are married worldwide, with little or no say in the matter.
  5. 62 million girls are denied an education all over the world.

 

-Alex Pongchit

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