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G&D This Day

# 013 - November 11, 2013

 

 

    

Malika Proulx-Oloko

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Quotes by Women Facts & Figures Sights & Sounds People

 

We have learned through experience, and I am sure you will agree, that development is not just about providing people with facilities and training. It is about learning to respect each other, knowing that each person has something unique to teach and offer us. Each woman counts. Each woman deserves our respect. We need to listen more.

HRH Princess Basma bin Talal
Jordan

 

 

 

Women are responsible for about 6 per cent of household food production in Asia and 75 per cent in Africa. - See more at: http://www.unep.org/newscentre/default.aspx?DocumentID=2661&ArticleID=8975#sthash.2JEAE7rE.dpuf
Women are responsible for about 6 per cent of household food production in Asia and 75 per cent in Africa. - See more at: http://www.unep.org/newscentre/default.aspx?DocumentID=2661&ArticleID=8975#sthash.2JEAE7rE.dpuf
Across the world, women are having fewer children.
How fast can fertility decline?


It took more than 100 years for the number of children born to a woman in the United States to decline from 6 to 3.

Female labor force participation has increased over time at all income levels

Since 1980, the female participation rate at each level of income has increased sharply over time.

Low-income countries lag behind in realizing progress in female school enrollment

School enrollments for girls in Mali are comparable to those in the United States in 1810.

Almost 4 million missing women each year

This number represents women who would not have died in the previous year if they had lived in a high-income country.





HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein

HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein is a woman of many facets. She is a devoted wife and mother, a former Olympic athlete, a humanitarian, a member of the International Olympic Committee, a UN Messenger of Peace, president of the International Equestrian Federation and the only Jordanian woman who holds a license to drive heavy trucks.
She is the daughter of HM Late King Hussein Bin Talal of Jordan (1935-1999) and HM Late Queen Alia Al Hussein (1948-1977); and the wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai. They have one daughter, HH Sheikha Al Jalila, who was born on December 2, 2007 and one son, HH Sheikh Zayed, who was born on January 7, 2012...
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Happy Birthday !!

 Demi Moore
Born: November 11, 1962
Age: 51 years old
Birthplace: Roswell, New Mexico, United States
Occupation: Film Actress,

Source: unifem.org Source:  worldbank.org Source: unecosoc Source: princesshaya.net

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