Widnet's Home   About   Contact    Results-Based Management    Shopping Center    Français


Statistics      Knowledge      eLibrary      Rankings       Multimedia       Subject Index       Africa      Americas      Asia      Europe      Oceania      Countries

Women in Development Network (WIDNET)
Promoting Gender Equality & Equity


G&D This Day

# 003 - October 24, 2013



Malika Proulx-Oloko

 # 002 - October 23, 2013
# 001 - October 22, 2013

Quotes by Women Facts & Figures Sights & Sounds People

"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."

Helen Keller
American author, political activist and campaigner for deaf and blind charities




24more years on average a female can expect to live in a high income country than a low income country

Globally, 40 out of 100 wage-
earning jobs in the non-agricultural

sector are held by women

From 47% to 75%

In sub-Saharan Africa, the net enrolment rate for girls in primary school has risen substantially— from 47 per cent to 75 per cent between 1990 and 2011. Over the same period, the rate for boys rose from 58 per cent to 79 per cent.

Watch Video (2:00)

The World's Most Powerful Female Entrepreneurs, 2013...
Read More

in memoriam (Died on this day)
Rosa Parks
(4 February 1913 - 24 October 2005)...
See G&D This Day
Yesterday's issue

Anita Björk ; aka. Anita Barbro Kristina 
(25 April 1923 - 24 October 2012)
  Source: ILO - WHO -UNESCO Source: World Bank Source: forbes.com - NY Times