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It’s International Day of the Girl. A new report released by UNICEF finds that around the world girls spend 40 per cent more time doing unpaid domestic labor than boys.

“The overburden of unpaid household work begins in early childhood and intensifies as girls reach adolescence,” said UNICEF’s Principal Gender Advisor Anju Malhotra. “As a result, girls sacrifice important opportunities to learn, grow and just enjoy their childhood. This unequal distribution of labor among children also perpetuates gender stereotypes and the double-burden on women and girls across generations.”

In Nigeria, about 20 million women and girls have undergone female genital mutilation.

Actress Shailene Woodley arrested while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Republican women are unendorsing Trump twice as fast as men are. (This gift just keeps on giving!)

How men bond over the degradation of women:

“[W]hen Trump and his companions on the bus talked about women, the women were not the real point: they were like the fish in a fishing story or the faceless enemy in a war story.”

Susan Cox
Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.

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