Jimmy Carter: ‘Losing My Religion For Equality’

This discrimination, unjtifiably attributed to a Higher Authority, has provided a reason or exce for the deprivation of women’s equal rights across the world for centuries. At its most repugnant, the belief that women mt be subjugated to the wishes of men exces slavery, violence, forced prostitution, genital mutilation and national s that omit rape as a crime. But it also costs many millions of girls and women control over their own bodies and lives, and continues to deny them fair access to education, health, employment and influence within their own communities. The same discriminatory lies behind the continuing gender gap in pay and why there are still so few women in office in the West. The root of this prejudice lies deep in our histories, but its impact is felt every day. It is not women and girls alone who suffer. It damages all of .

Source: Jimmy Carter: ‘Losing My Religion For Equality’

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