Women's rights country by country - interactive

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Women's rights country by country - interactive

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From the Guardian:
Women's rights country by country - interactive
Which countries have laws preventing violence? Which legislate for gender equality? And which countries allow abortion? Using World Bank and UN data we offer a snapshot of women's rights across the globe. Select a region and hover over a country to see how it has legislated for violence, harassment, abortion, property and employment rights, discrimination and equality. Click on a country to tweet a message on the figures. Country data can be viewed in relation to its population size and those of its neighbouring states. Click the centre of the circle to return to the beginning You need to click the link to get the circle.


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HEPZIBAH wrote:Which countries have laws preventing violence?
I'm confused. How can a law prevent violence? 8)

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Brian Yare wrote:
HEPZIBAH wrote:Which countries have laws preventing violence?
I'm confused. How can a law prevent violence? 8)
For the record - Hepzibah didn't actually write the above - it is a quote from the article.
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Brian Yare wrote:
HEPZIBAH wrote:Which countries have laws preventing violence?
I'm confused. How can a law prevent violence? 8)
Is prevention not the whole point of laws?

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I think the formation of an actual "law" pertaining to humanitarian issues facing men/women/children that passes legislatively reflecting the will of the people is a marker of the social evolution of that particular country. The circle graph is an interesting comparison of countries.

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