Women 'Bore Brunt of Tsunami'

Agence France-Presse

Three times as many women as men died in the vast tsunami that struck about a dozen Asian countries just after Christmas last year, a report by the Global Fund for Women said. The San Francisco-based foundation said women also bore the brunt of key disasters this year, from Hurricane Stan in Guatemala to the massive earthquake in Kashmir and Hurricane Katrina in the US.

 
 

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