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.theguardian - 11 days ago

No world to leave our children’: progress on women s rights still lags, shows study

Researchers find efforts to curb early marriage are failing while laws in many countries allow men to hold swayProgress on women’s rights has been far slower than expected across the world as a report shows underage marriage rates have barely come down this decade, while dozens of nations still legally prioritise men.Forty-one countries recognise only a man to be the head of the hou 27 countries still require that women obey their husbands by and 24 countries require women to have the permission of their husband or a legal guardian (such as a brother or father) in order to work. Continue reading...

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