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Female? Move to Canada!

June 18, 2012

NY Times blog, Rendezvous, recently posted: The Best Countries to Be a Woman — and the Worst. According to blogger Katrin Bennhold, “Canada and the United States may share a border, a language and much cultural affinity, but if women face broadly similar situations in terms of education and economic opportunity in the two countries, they are far apart in the area of gender equality.”

The post also includes information from a report by Save the Children, which suggests that America is one of the worst places to be a mother among rich countries. “Canada leads the pack with its promotion of women’s access and opportunities across various sectors of society, including education, economic participation and health care,” Sarah Degnan Kambou, president of the International Center for Research on Women in Washington.

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