A powerful video by Plan International shows the life-threatening impacts of living in a world designed for men. This provocative video underscores the tangible ways women and girls' lives are at risk just because of their gender.
The video starts with a couple making out, but the frame then changes to her at a doctor's office where she finds out she's pregnant and that abortion is illegal in her country. The next scene is a woman in a horrific car accident who is asking Google to call 911, however, Google's speech-recognition software doesn't understand. This is then followed by the statistic that the system is "70 per cent better at understanding a male voice." Moreover, viewers are then told that a woman is 47% more likely to be seriously injured in a car accident than a man.
The message behind this Plan International video is clear: "In a world designed for men, we put girls first."