Malaria: In 2016, an estimated 216 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide resulting in approximately 445,000 deaths. Fifteen countries accounted for 80% of global malaria deaths in 2016; all of these countries are in sub-Saharan Africa, except for India. The word ‘malaria’ comes from Italian and literally translates to ‘bad air’ as the disease was associated with swampy areas where the air smelled bad. (http://bit.ly/2GiJ4jc)
Globally, the gender gap is estimated to be 23%, meaning that women earn 77% of what men earn.
The International Labour Organisation estimates that it will take 70 years before this wage gap will be completely closed – in the year 2086.
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