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Relationship Between GDP Per Capita and the Global Gender Gap Index of 2009

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World Economic Forum

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Relationship Between GDP Per Capita and the Global Gender Gap Index of 2009

This graph shows the relationship between per capita GDP of individual countries (or the average amount earned per person per year) and the Global Gender Gap Index Score (or the amount of money a woman makes for every dollar earned by a man with the same job). There is a clear, positive correlation between per capita GDP and the Gender Gap Index Score. ... Read more about Relationship Between GDP Per Capita and the Global Gender Gap Index of 2009

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Global Education Levels

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UNESCO Institute of Statistics

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Global Education Levels

This combined image shows the number of years children and young adults attend school. Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and the Middle East, and North Africa are the three most education-deficient regions as shown on the map. The bottom graph depicts the distribution of years spent in school, showing the number of years spent in pre-school, grammar/secondary school, and post-secondary school by region.  ... Read more about Global Education Levels

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World Literacy Rates (1985-2005)

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http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=838865&show=html

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World Literacy Rates (1985-2005)

This chart shows both global and regional literacy rates over a period of twenty years (1985-2005). While overall global levels have risen dramatically, education for women and in the least developed countries continues to lag. ... Read more about World Literacy Rates (1985-2005)

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Major Causes of Death of Children and Infants (2000-2003)

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http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/83/4/interview0405/en/index1.html

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Major Causes of Death of Children and Infants (2000-2003)

This chart shows the major causes of death of children (5 years and under) and infants using data from 2000 to 2003. These diseases are mostly preventable or treatable, demonstrating the importance of prenatal care, access to healthcare, and female health education. ... Read more about Major Causes of Death of Children and Infants (2000-2003)

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Factors Driving the Poverty Cycle

Factors Driving the Poverty Cycle

Map of Estimated Dates for Achieving the Millienium Development Goals

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http://www.regjeringen.no/en/dep/ud/documents/propositions-and-reports/reports-to-the-storting/2011-2012/meld-st-11-2011-2012/4.html?id=681873

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Map of Estimated Dates for Achieving the Millienium Development Goals

Map showing the estimated dates for achieving the Millienium Development Goals. ... Read more about Map of Estimated Dates for Achieving the Millienium Development Goals

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Africa Rising: Jeffrey Sachs says Ghana's future looks bright

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Clair MacDougal
Africa Rising: Jeffrey Sachs says Ghana's future looks bright
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Because of good governance in the past, and now oil production, Ghana is likely to reach all of the Millennium Development Goals toward ending extreme poverty and child mortality.

As the small West African nation of Ghana heads into an election year, fierce debate on whether the government of President John Mills has delivered on its developmental goals and promises is already raging. ... Read more about Africa Rising: Jeffrey Sachs says Ghana's future looks bright

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