produce 80% of all food in sub-Saharan Africa.
Yet men receive 90% of credit extended to small
rural Tanzania, women spend, on average, five
hours a day walking to perform chores.
has the highest percentage of women managers
and administrators, with 54%.
has the highest proportion of women in professional
and technical positions, with 67.5%.
and Vietnamese women who work in nonagricultural
jobs are closest to pay equity than any other
women in the world. They make more than 90%
of male wages.
crackers were invented in 1829 by clergyman
Sylvester Graham, who believed that they, along
with a vegetarian diet, cold baths, and fresh
air, could curb young men's urge to masturbate.
American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality
from its list of mental disorders in 1980. The
World Health Organization didn't stop listing
it as an illness in the International Classification
of Diseases until 1993.
percent of U.S. women are likely to have an
annual checkup, while only 52% of men are likely
to do the same.