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Empowerment isn't just for socio-economic reasons... It's for all equality based issues.

> According to them its the culture and insensitivity towards women thats causing skewed gender ratios.

There are a multitude of problems, and they all need to be tackled, just because one solution doesn't solve all, doesn't mean we shouldn't do it.

> This isn't a problem you can throw money at.

I would rephrase that as:

This isn't a problem you can just throw money at.

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