This is from a powerful book called Design Like you Give a Damn – Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises (Thames & Hudson, London, 2006) and is quite startling:

Women:
  • Work 2/3 of the world’s working hours to…
  • Produce 1/2 of the world’s food and yet…
  • Earn 10% of the world’s income and…
  • Own less than 1% of the world’s property while…
  • 2/3 of the 110 million children not in school are girls and…
  • Between 40 – 60% of sexual assaults are committed against girls younger than 16 furthermore…
  • Woman constitute 70% of the 1,3000,000,000 people living in absolute poverty
It is very much a man’s world…
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