October 19, 2020 by petrujviljoen
Such an important article. An eye opener.
What is the STATUS of WOMEN today?
To cite a brief summary of the 1980 UN Report:
WOMEN make up half of the world population, work nearly two thirds of all hours worked, receive one tenth of worldwide income, and own less than onehundredth of worldwide property. (United Nations Report 1980)
What a SCANDAL that is! Yet no one seems to get worked up about it.
But if we women believe a lot has changed in the meantime, then we are mistaken.
In 2010, the President of the UN Economic and Social Council cited the following figures:
WOMEN work 66% of all hours worked worldwide and produce 50% of the food. But they get 10% of the world income, own 1% of the property and represent 60% of the world’s poorest.” (Hamidon Ali, UN Press Conference on June 25, 2010)
This was the sitaution in 2000, in…
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