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 I love these charts, especially when they tell you something you already know! or when they put something in a graphical systematic mathematical geeky way for something you vaguely know…

The relation in this chart is straightforward: when democracy is down, gender inequality is up. No wonder Middle East is at the bottom…oh, sorry, at the top on this chart.


…despite this week’s news that Saudi Arabia giving rights to women to vote in the next local elections. Yes, yes, they have elections over there. But I am not sure how women will get to work yet. They just increased the chauffeurs employment sector…you don’t want anyone to be lashed, do you?

Source: Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)