What Does 100 Million Look Like? All the people who died of famine in the 20 th century The death toll in WW I & II combined 70% of the female population in the USA in 2003
The Biological Facts Worldwide 105 boys are born for each 100 girls* Biologically girls are generally stronger than boys. Women normally have lower death rates than men in the same age category. Women are normally more resistant to disease than men.
The Biological Facts (Cont.) Women typically outlive men. In the 20-30 age category there are roughly the same number of women and men worldwide. Male populations are reduced through war.
Biological Conclusion If women were treated with the dignity and respect they deserve, they would out number men in the world.
Ratio Women to Men Worldwide ratio 98 for 100 men Nepal94.8 Turkey94.8 Afghanistan 94.5 Bangladesh94.1 Bhutan93.3 India92.9
Ratio Women to Men (Cont.) Papua New Guinea92.8 Pakistan 92.1 Bihar state (India)60 Rajasthan state (India) 60
Small Group Work 1.What do you note about these countries? 2.What are the implications of these statistics for their societies? 3.What do you expect life to be like for the women who are alive? 4.What is your response to these statistics?