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- 740 million
women currently make their living in the informal economy with limited access
to social protection, public services and infrastructure that could increase
their productivity and income security.
- Women do 2.6 times more
unpaid care and domestic work than men, with only 41 per cent of the world’s
mothers with newborns receiving maternity benefits.
- One in three
women are likely to face violence in their lifetimes, yet public services,
urban planning and transport systems are rarely planned with women’s safety and
mobility in mind.