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The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo launched the global Women, Peace and Security Index which measures women’s well-being by assessing factors such as inclusion, justice and security in 153 countries. Iceland leads the world ahead of Norway and Switzerland while the U.S. is in 22nd place. One possible reason the U.S. trails much of Europe could be its complete lack of maternity leave. Along with Papua New Guinea, the U.S. is the only country worldwide not offering any paid maternity leave to new mothers.

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