'Closing the Gender Gap'.

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"Closing the Gender Gap," a report by the World Policy Analysis Center at the University of California, Los Angeles, maintains that more than 170 countries have legal barriers preventing women and girls from experiencing the same rights, protections, and liberties as men and boys. In most countries, gender inequality continues to be embedded in national constitutions, laws, and policies: more than 150 countries lack protections critical to ensuring women's economic participation; 61 nations provide girls with less legal protection from early marriage than they do for boys; and 92 countries...

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