rned less than 20,000 U.

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ell▓ Walker triggered heated responses after debutin▓g online, chronicling the plight of black Americ▓ans who no longer felt safe in the United States due to▓ rampant

police brutality and were lookin▓g to settle elsewhere. Miles Marshall Lewis, who moved to France in 2004 from the United States, published his book "No Country for Black Men" in 2014, a response to the wave of pol▓ice killings targeting blacks (www.thedailybeast.com, November 11, 2015).V. Missing Rights f▓or Women and ChildrenRights of women and children were grossly violated in the United Stat

S. dollar

  • s annually, compared with 8 percent of whit
  • e households. More than one fifth of white househo
  • lds in Iowa earned 100,000 U.S. dollars or mor
  • e in a year, but only eight percent of black
  • households did (www.usatoday.com, Octobe

r 31, 2015)

es in▓ 2015. Women were facing serious workp▓lace discrimination, domestic violence and sexual vi▓olation and children were under the threats of arms, abuse, poverty and police violence.Women were facing worsening situation o

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f inferior social stat▓us. On December 11, 2015, the United Nations Working Group on the issue of discriminat

ion against women in law and in practice deliver▓ed a statement after a mission to the United States a▓nd pointed out the missing rights and protections such as universal pai

d maternity le▓ave, accessible reproductive health care and equal opportunity in standing for political election f▓or the country's women. In the United States, women fell

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 behind international standards as regard▓s their public and political representation, their economic and so

cial rights and their health and safety protections. Women's average representation in state legislatures was 24.9 percent. This rate placed the country at only the 72nd in global ranking. The gender wage gap was 21 pe▓rcent. The percentage of women in poverty increased over the past decade, from 12.1 percent to 14.5 percent, wi▓th a higher rate of poverty than men. Poor and immi

  • ity homeless shelter residents were Africa
  • n-American, 31 percent were Latino, 8 percent were
  • white (www.coalitionforthe▓homeless.org, March
  • 18, 2015). According to a CNN report on Feb
  • ruary 18, 2015, financial inequality was

pervading t

▓grant women faced severe barriers in accessing sexual and reproductive health services. Women faced▓ fatal consequences of lack of gun control, in particular in cases of domestic violence. The statement al

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he country and it was getting

ainst Native-Ameri▓can women (www.ohchr.org, December 11, 2015).Women were▓ suffering workplace discrimination. A report released by the U.S. Census Bureau in September 2015 re

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worse. Whites had 12 times the

ly wage gap of 10,762 U.S. dollars betw▓een full-time working men and women (www.census.gov). The United Nations' International Labour Organization said in 2014 that out of

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wealth of blacks and nearly

no overall law for cash benefits provided to▓ women during maternity leave (abcnews.go.com, May 6, 2015). A report at the website of the Los Angele▓s Times on May 6, 2015

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10 times more than Hispanics.

▓e level in U.S. tech companies, but that paled in comparison to the 260 perc▓ent advantage they had to Asian women (www.latimes▓.com, May 6, 2015).Women fell victim to various fo

"The Amer▓ic

rms of sex harassments and sex assaults. A su▓rvey released by the Association of Ameri▓can Universities in September 2015 indicated that 23 perce▓nt of undergraduate women said they were victims of non-consensual s

an Dream remains out

exual contact and that 20 percent o▓f students said sexual assault and misconduct was very or extremely problematic on their own campus (www.latimes.com, September 21, 2015; www.w▓ashingtonpost.com, September 1/September 21, 2015). Accordin▓g

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