A 2013 report by UNESCO found that 31 million girls of primary school age were not in school, and about one out of every four young women in developing countries had never completed their primary school education. 225 million women in developing countries have an unmet need for family planning, contributing to 74 million unplanned pregnancies and 36 million abortions every year. The World Health Organization estimates that 800 women die every day from preventable, pregnancy-related causes. An estimated 140 million girls will become child brides between 2011 and 2020, reports Global Citizen.
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From access to education to employment opportunities, and from gender-based violence to female genital mutilation - the issues are many, the answers not so much! A very special broadcast of Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of Pleasure as Co-hosts Dene Menzel and Barbara McGee have differing opinions on some issues - leaving Malcolm to be the role model for men