A Lack of Women in the World

The following is a guest post from Adrianne Redding. Adrianne is currently studying Political Science at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

In the words of Joseph Lenin, when one dies, it is a tragedy. When a million die, it is a statistic. What, then, is 160 million?

If you Google the words, “lack of women,” you will find many results. Top results include: lack of women in corporate offices, lack of women on boards, lack of women filmmakers, lack of women in Congress, and lack of women in science. However, what these top results don’t tell you is that there is a universal and growing problem: a lack of women in the world.