phil borges

a global movement to
empower women and girls

Cayambe, Ecuador
Transito, 91

Leadership

Today less than 15% of the world's elected legislators are women. Expanding civic and political participation by women typically results in a reallocation of resources toward health and education in a community. Rwanda has become the first nation in which women hold more 50% of the legislative seats in the country. Not coincidently, it now has one of the fastest growing economies in Africa.
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