Where Women Are Oppressed….

Below are three extracts for an article in one of the Sunday papers:

More than two thirds of the billion people surviving on less than a dollar a day are female

Research by investment bank, Goldman Sachs found that women tend to invest their income in their children’s health, education and clothing. Men, the bank found, usually preferred to spend it on themselves, buying cigarettes, alcohol or what it delicately terms ‘female companionship’.”

More female workers could even help head off the pensions crisis and the problems of an ageing population.”

The article is written by journalist Ruth Sunderland, in The Observer newspaper, and you can read it in it s entirety here. It will make you think…

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Posted on August 29th, 2010 by

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