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It takes only 20 minutes to drive from the tony enclaves that ring Chicago’s skyline to the city’s most violent police district, the 11th, on the West Side. The district known as Harrison, a reference to the street address of its station house is a three mile wide stretch that includes some 75,000 residents. One was Bettie Jones, a 55 year old African American grandmother who rented a three bedroom apartment in the Austin neighborhood, a gang infested sliver where roughly one family in three lives in poverty..
With Sweden and Norway, two countries that have among the best parental leave policies in the world, totaling more than a year of paid leave for both parents combined. According to a 2013 report from the World Economic Forum (PDF), the four highest ranked countries in terms of gender equality Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden have closed between 81 and 87 percent of their gender gaps. (Their performance was determined by health, educational attainment, economic participation and political empowerment.) Family friendly policies in Nordic countries have also enabled higher birthrates and high female workforce participation..