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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Research says the effects of sex discrimination can be felt for up to four years and can be devastating for young women's mental health.

Young women subject to sexism are five times more likely to suffer depression, says a new study conducted jointly by the British organization Young Women Trust and University College London.

The researchers examined the mental health of women who have suffered from sexism and others who have not.

The study involved 2,995 women aged between 16 and 93. The results show that the 16 to 30 age group experiences more . . .

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