New York Times (US): United Nations Report Focuses on Global Lot of Women


The latest in a series of compilations published every five years, the World´s Women 2010 was released to mark World Statistics Day. (When the United Nations wants to draw attention to an issue, it usually gets a day. For a particularly intractable problem, it often gets a year.) Statistics Day is being honored in 100 countries to underscore the need for data as a development tool.


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