Women and girls make up nearly half of the 258 million people worldwide who have crossed international borders to escape danger or pursue opportunity. Amidst unprecedented levels of forced displacement – with 68.5 million people driven from their homes by the end of 2017 – about half of refugees, too, are women and girls.
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21 September 2017UN Women
Balls were flying high and goals were scored for gender equality across the river from the United Nations, as the Global Goals World Cup took place in Brooklyn, New York, to raise awareness on the Sustainable Development Goals