It's tough being a woman in this world. A recent article in the New York Times highlighted the perils facing women and girls around the world. This list is in no way in a ranked order, but it highlights some of the dangers facing women around the world. Don't worry this isn't just a depressing list of tragic situations around the world that will make you feel guilty about complaining about how long it took to get your iced mocha latte. With each item is also listed things you can do to help alleviate the situation for women and girls. And sometimes, it's as simple as just knowing the problem exists in the first place.