Scandinavia and the World

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The ideal woman is fictional 3 4, 8:55pm

@Shefali Part of this is that there are so many different experiences for American women depending on your social or economic situation. Women who are financially advantaged, white, and Christian tend to be more protected by society in general. Women of color, LBTQ women, poor women, Muslim women, etc. are significantly more likely to experience harassment, rape, sexual trafficking, abuse, and exploitation. And they are significantly less likely to receive support and protection from law enforcement.

We also lead the bottom of the pack in women's health care with a maternal death and injury rate that rivals third-world nations, rather than advanced nations. And women tend to receive much more severe sentences than men for similar crimes.