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Download our fact sheet and other reports and recommendations from members of the Aspen Institute Forum on Women and Girls community:
Excerpts from The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink; Personal Action, Collective Impact, By Anne Mosle
Family Planning is the Missing Investment, by the Aspen Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health
The Population-Climate Connection: Why Family Planning is a Win-Win for Women and the Planet, by the Aspen Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health
By the Numbers:
The data is clear: When we achieve gender equity, the power shifts to those who need it most and results in better outcomes for all. While there is a direct link between the status of women economically, politically, and socially and the health of nations, women lag far behind in the U.S. and around the world.
Globally, women are paid less than men. Women in most countries earn on average only 60 to 75 percent of men’s wages
As of June 2016, only 22.8 percent of all national parliamentarians were women