Gender

20.11.2015

Nobel peace laureates consider the role of women in democracy

Nobel peace laureates consider the role of women in democracy

With the title “Women advancing democracy” five Nobel Peace laureates took part in a panel at the World Summit of Nobel Laureates in Barcelona: Dr. Shirin Ebadi, Tawakkol Karman, Prof. Jody Williams, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Betty Williams together with a representative from the UN, Cristina Gallach. The Yemeni, Tawakkol… »

17.09.2015

Argentina: 50,000 women gather for their 30th national gathering

Argentina: 50,000 women gather for their 30th national gathering

This unique experience has been held every year in different cities in Argentina since 1985. From the 10th to 12th of October Mar del Plata, Argentina will be the venue for the 30th national gathering. Women of all ages and social classes will arrive from all 24 provinces to share… »

08.05.2015

In every woman there is an enchained goddess of Strength, Wisdom and Kindness

In every woman there is an enchained goddess of Strength, Wisdom and Kindness

We interview Antonia Utrera, the driving force behind the Women’s Circles in Barcelona. Why a Women’s Circle? A Women’s Circle is a support group, a safe place where women can discover who we are, or who we could be, as whole and independent human beings. It’s a space to grow… »

25.02.2015

Telephone shutdown in R.D. Congo puts women in danger

Telephone shutdown in R.D. Congo puts women in danger

Words and photos by LolaMora Productions Between the 20th of January and the 8th of February, Gislaine’s income dropped by 50 dollars a day – usually she takes between 70 and 90 dollars – from her business recharging mobile phones. The blame for this loss fell on the government which… »

01.04.2014

UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women Heads to UK to Investigate Abuse

UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women Heads to UK to Investigate Abuse

Domestic and sexual violence, sexual bullying and harassment, forced and early marriages, and female genital mutilation – all these issues and more will be on the docket as the United Nations expert tasked with monitoring violence against women launched her first mission in the United Kingdom.*… »

13.01.2014

Sweden’s Prostitution Solution: Why Hasn’t Anyone Tried This Before?

Sweden’s Prostitution Solution:  Why Hasn’t Anyone Tried  This Before?

By the Women’s Justice Centre In a centuries deep sea of clichés despairing that ‘prostitution will always be with us’, one country’s success stands out as a solitary beacon lighting the way. In just five years Sweden… »

03.12.2012

Equal Education Unequal Pay

Equal Education Unequal Pay

By Jessica Wallace – Created by: LearnStuff.com It’s 2012 and close to four years after the Lilly ledbetter Fair Pay Act was signed into law. Surely, the gender wage gap has been closed, right? Wrong. Even with moves toward equalizing pay between men and women, men… »

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