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Article By Johnnie Moore

In many regions around the world, women face consistent hardships from gender-based abortions to child marriage, forced prostitution, and modern day slavery.

Gospel for Asia joins with the international humanitarian community in commemorating today’s International Women’s Day by lending a helping hand.

GFA-supported workers will be visiting nursing homes, jails and medical facilities to distribute food and other necessities to hundreds of women today. Partners will be offering special assistance to women in the areas where it serves in South Asia, celebrating the success of women and underscoring the wide gaps in gender equality that persist in our world.

Around the world:

  •     More than 1.6 million girl babies annually are targeted for abortion.
  •     An estimated 39,000 girls are forced into marriage every day.
  •     An estimated 4.5 million people, 98 percent of them women and children, are victims of sexual slavery.

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source: EEWMagazine.com

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