This map purports to show the mix between women and men in how many years of education they can expect to receive. It doesn’t try to show exact data on how much education anyone has already received. Go here for analysis of the whether this map is accurate. Conclusion: It’s not perfect because it’s not a direct link to exact data, but it gives a good approximation of the distribution of education between the sexes.
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The increase in the number of years of education that women receive in Western countries is probably a direct result of the advent of the birth control pill. The birth control pill was invented by men.