Nearly two-thirds of those who died young in 2019 were male, research finds

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/nov/01/nearly-two-thirds-of-those-who-died-young-in-2019-were-male-research-finds?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other

The research said that widening gender inequities in many regions have been driven by poor progress in addressing the leading causes of death for boys and young men.

One thought on “Nearly two-thirds of those who died young in 2019 were male, research finds

  1. I find this very sad – but then I wonder if the trend is really something new? Haven’t old men been sending young men to die in wars and other violent activities since time immemorial? Not offering that as an excuse – we are supposed to be more civilised nowadays, so it’s shameful that this is still the case. Or perhaps we should side with Steven Pinker and say yes, poor progress, but progress …?

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