women

Lack of Toilets Keeps Women Out of Politics

By Stella Paul MALLAMPETA, India, Jul 4 2014 (IPS) – Nine months after she was elected head of her village council, 36-year-old Krupa Shanti has overseen some significant changes in this rural outpost of Mallampeta, 570 km away from Hyderabad,…

16 – 22 November – 6th Cairo International Women´s Film Festival

“The Cairo International Women’s Film Festival, which has come to be known as “Among Women Filmmakers”, is an independent initiative designed to provide the best films made ​​by women over the past two years. These films, represented at major international…

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Millions of women and girls around the world are assaulted, beaten, raped, mutilated or even murdered in what constitutes appalling violations of their human rights. 25 November Secretary-General’s Message for 2012 Millions of women and girls around the world are…

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