International Women's Day: seven things that would definitely be better if women ruled the world

International Women's day: benefits of women ruling the world
Donald Trump wouldn’t be president
There wouldn’t be a focus on what women wear at work
There'd be fewer sex scandals
There'd be no need for feminazis
Gender-based violence would be stamped out
We'd have sensible dialogue - instead of cringeworthy macho posturing
We wouldn't have Brexit

As we mark the annual day to celebrate women, what would be different in a matriarchal society?

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

As we celebrate International Women's Day, the subject of women's rights and gender equality has never been more important.

From the misogyny of Donald Trump to the continued spate of rape and sexual assaults in the developing world, women are fighting for power and recognition across the globe, shaping their countries' futures with their struggle.

But, if women actually had the sort of power men enjoy, what would be different?

Well, obviously, quite a lot. The global landscape would be fundamentally different, a gentler, more egalitarian place.

Here are seven things that would definitely, absolutely, 100% be different if women ruled the planet. When you start to think about it, it sounds a very enticing prospect.