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Millenium Development Goals

Goal 3: Promote gender equality and empower women

Target 4:
Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education preferably by 2005, and at all levels by 2015



facts   876 million people are illiterate, and two-thirds of them are women
    Women earn only 75% as much as men
    Of the 114 millions children not in primary school, 60% are girls
    80% of the world's refugees are women and children
    In the world, women represent only 14% of managerial and administrative jobs, 10% of parliamentary seats and 6% of cabinet positions
    Women are the poorest population in the world, representing 70% of the1.3 billion people living in absolute poverty

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In sub-Saharan Africa, one person in three suffers from chronic hunger
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