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G&D This Day

# 016 - December 02, 2013

 

 

    

Malika Proulx-Oloko

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Quotes by Women Facts & Figures Sights & Sounds People

 

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible

Audrey Hepburn
Film Actress

 

 

 

 

 

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
Every minute
Every minute, a young woman is newly infected with HIV

11%-45%
Between 11 and 45 percent of adolescent girls report that their first sexual experience was forced

30%
Globally, less than thirty percent of young women have comprehensive and correct knowledge on HIV

40%
Forty percent of pregnancies worldwide are unintended, increasing the risk of women’s ill-health and maternal death

1 for 36
Only one female condom is available for every 36 women in Sub-Saharan Africa

2x
Globally, young women aged 15-24, are most vulnerable to HIV with infection rates twice as high as in young men, and accounting for 22% of all new HIV infections

Infographic
Gender Equality and Food Security - Women's Empowerment as a Tool against Hunger ... See Here

Video
Thirty years on from the outbreak of the epidemic, the face of HIV and AIDS in America has changed. Black American men are now infected at a rate six times higher than white men, while women from ethnic minorities are at increased risk
.
..Watch Video (10:12)






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Born: 1973 | 40 years old;
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Born: 1978;  35 years old ;
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Source: imdb.com Source:  Unaids-Who-Unicef-Unfpa Source: Asian Dev. Bank - un.org Source: britneyspears.com - nellyfurtado.com-wikipedia

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