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Including Women

Between 1990 and 2010, only 16 percent of peace agreements contained at least one reference to women or gender.

Violence is Still Not a Crime Everywhere

Two thirds of countries have laws in place against domestic violence, but many countries still do not explicitly criminalize rape within marriage.

One in Three

One in three women around the world has experienced violence at the hands of an intimate partner.


Second Chances

Total corrections expenditures today are more than 350 percent higher than they were in 1980, while per capita expenditures increased nearly 250 percent over the same period.

Who Controls Women’s Income?

In many countries, women are still largely excluded from making decisions about how their own income is used.