The World at 7 Billion – Women and Development
We are proud to be participating in the “7 Billion Actions” campaign, a call to action to highlight the challenges, opportunities and actions that will shape our common future. The goal of the 7 Billion Actions campaign is to promote dialogue about what it means to live in a world with so many people and to encourage action on issues that affect us all as global citizens. Over the next 7 days, we will provide you with 7 infographics that provide a multitude of information about the world’s population.
Gender equality is a key factor in the economic growth of a nation. The empowerment of women leads to lower birth rates and greater economic productivity as women can devote more time to the labor force. Today’s graphic looks at the gender inequality and its affect on human development.