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The State of Women in the World

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Tags: gender, development, worldwide, poverty.


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Lauren Jacquez's curator insight, February 12, 2013 1:39 PM

Gender Development index - CHapter 9 materials

Amy Marques's curator insight, July 2, 2013 11:09 AM

This is a great represenaton for showing the unfortunate truth of the state women in the world today.

Shelby Porter's curator insight, November 4, 2013 11:15 AM

Why are women so unequal to men? Why are women in the Middle East seeing such bad treatment and unequality? How can we fix these problems?

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Proportional Pie Chart of the World’s Most Spoken Languages [2000x3261]

Proportional Pie Chart of the World’s Most Spoken Languages [2000x3261] | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
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Education Programs Connect Thousands of Students to "Fractured Lands"

Education Programs Connect Thousands of Students to "Fractured Lands" | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Thousands of students in schools, colleges and universities all over the world are connecting to "Fractured Lands" through Pulitzer Center's education resources and outreach
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The veins of America: Stunning map shows every river basin in the US

The veins of America: Stunning map shows every river basin in the US | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
A stunning new map from Imgur user Fejetlenfej shows the complex network of rivers and streams in the contiguous United States, highlighting the massive expanse of basins across the country.
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History on a plate

History on a plate | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
FROM the origins of agriculture about 11,000 years ago to the spread of Big Macs and Chinese restaurants around the world today, the story of food is also on
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World Population History

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Our population is expected to grow to over 9 billion by 2050, yet the ability of our environment to provide space, food, and energy are limited. Explore population growth from 1 CE to 2050, see how our numbers impact the environment, and learn about the key advances and events allowing our numbers to grow.
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Migrant or Refugee? There Is a Difference, With Legal Implications

Migrant or Refugee? There Is a Difference, With Legal Implications | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
The terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but international law distinguishes between people fleeing war and persecution and others, affecting how they are treated in foreign countries.
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A Global Geography of Peace (and Violence)

A Global Geography of Peace (and Violence) | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Will rapid urbanization in developing nations make their cities more violent?
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European Invasion: DNA Reveals The Origins Of Modern Europeans

European Invasion: DNA Reveals The Origins Of Modern Europeans | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Europe is famously tesselated, with different cultural and language groups clustering in different regions. But how did they all get there? And how are they related? One way of answering these questions comes from digging up relics of the past. Europe has a rich archaeological record, ranging from periods well before the famous metal ages (i.e. copper, bronze and iron) to the recent adventures of the Romans, Vandals, Huns and Vikings.
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The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050

The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050 | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
As of 2010, nearly a third of the world's population identified as Christian. But if demographic trends persist, Islam will close the gap by the middle of the 21st century.
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This Spanish Pig-Slaughtering Tradition Is Rooted In Sustainability

This Spanish Pig-Slaughtering Tradition Is Rooted In Sustainability | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
In Spanish villages, townspeople gather at dawn to collectively slaughter a pig, then prepare every last bit as food, even the ears. The ancient ritual, called matanza, is now drawing foodie tourists.
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The Largest Immigrant Population in Each State

The Largest Immigrant Population in Each State | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
1910 vs. 2010
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America’s most gerrymandered congressional districts

America’s most gerrymandered congressional districts | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
A brief overview of crimes against geography in the 113th Congress.
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"What are Human Rights?" Lessons for Kids

"What are Human Rights?" Lessons for Kids | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
“Human Rights” are inherent rights that are believed to belong to every person, without discrimination of any kind. Challenging for adults to explain and kids to understand, I have gathered the best resources, activities, books, and lessons on human rights to help parents and teacher introduce them to their kids. This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for...Read More »
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Anti-globalists on the march

Anti-globalists on the march | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Ever since the global financial crisis that began in 2008, pessimists have been predicting a major backlash against globalisation. By and large, they have been wrong. But in 2017 the gloomy forecasts of a reaction against free trade and international capitalism will finally be vindicated.Nationalism and its sibling, protectionism, are both on the march—propelled by a rampant batch of populist politicians in the West.
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Why we shouldn’t judge a country by its GDP

Why we shouldn’t judge a country by its GDP | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Analysts love to talk about GDP, now the yardstick by which we measure a country’s success. But, argues Michael Green, it's also misleading.
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Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents

Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
The Catalan capital’s radical new strategy will restrict traffic to a number of big roads, drastically reducing pollution and turning secondary streets into ‘citizen spaces’ for culture, leisure and the community
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Megacities, not nations, are the world’s dominant, enduring social structures

Megacities, not nations, are the world’s dominant, enduring social structures | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Cities are mankind’s most enduring and stable mode of social organization, outlasting all empires and nations over which they have presided. Today cities have become the world’s dominant demographic and economic clusters. As the sociologist Christopher Chase-Dunn has pointed out, it is not population or territorial size that drives world-city status, but economic weight
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This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes

This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Usually, when we say “American slavery” or the “American slave trade,” we mean the American colonies or, later, the United States. But as we discussed in Episode 2 of Slate’s History of American Slavery Academy, relative to the entire slave trade, North America was a bit player. From the trade’s...
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This Incredibly Detailed Map Shows How Europe's Population Changed From 2001 to 2011

This Incredibly Detailed Map Shows How Europe's Population Changed From 2001 to 2011 | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
The map provides a level of detail previously unavailable. It is the first ever to collect data published by all of Europe’s municipalities.
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Beyond capitalism and socialism: could a new economic approach save the planet?

Beyond capitalism and socialism: could a new economic approach save the planet? | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
white paper at Yale University’s Center for Business and the Environment
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16 Charts That'll Change How You See New York City

With such a large and diverse population spread across so many dynamic neighborhoods, it can be hard to get a sense of what New York City is actually like. This series of maps might give you a better idea....
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A Once-Guarded Tradition Spills Open In New Orleans' Streets

A Once-Guarded Tradition Spills Open In New Orleans' Streets | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
The Mardi Gras Indians have become a central part of the city's celebrations, but there was a time when residents found them mysterious and outsiders even considered them dangerous.
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The end of the population pyramid

The end of the population pyramid | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
The shape of the world's demography is changingTHE pyramid is a traditional way of visualising and explaining the age structure of a society. If you draw a chart...
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