Empowering women gains ground as answer to poverty

08/24/2009 | NYTimes.com

Using development dollars to help women and girls achieve economic independence as a means to fight extremism and poverty is gaining recognition among Western policymakers and aid groups. In many developing countries, girls are less likely than boys to receive proper medical care, education and sustenance, leading to higher gender-related ratios of poverty and death.

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