Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Taubman Center

Backing Up Women With Facts and Figures

The WomenStats Project links the status of women to the security and behavior of countries, offering insights into women's lives all over the world. The database helped uphold a ban on polygyny in Canada when Professor Rose McDermott submitted empirical research that used WomenStats numbers to the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

July 17, 2018 Pass Blue