Great New York Times article about women in the developing world
The Global Justice Center is pleased to share an article from the latest edition of the New York Times magazine about changing the lives of women in the developing world as a way to change the world: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/23/magazine/23Women-t.html?pagewanted=1&_..., a great piece that highlights how crucial women are to change, a belief central to the work the Global Justice Center does.
"IN THE 19TH CENTURY, the paramount moral challenge was slavery. In the 20th century, it was totalitarianism. In this century, it is the brutality inflicted on so many women and girls around the globe: sex trafficking, acid attacks, bride burnings and mass rape.
Yet if the injustices that women in poor countries suffer are of paramount importance, in an economic and geopolitical sense the opportunity they represent is even greater...."