The mosquito buzzing in the room is so tiny, so why is it so hard to fall asleep? Perhaps it is not time to sleep. The fact that as a society we have millions of women, men, children trafficked, exploited and trapped in slavery around the world is intolerable and unacceptable.
Modern slavery is all around us, even though most of us do not even realise it. 21 million women, men and children are trapped in slavery, three out of every 1,000 people worldwide. 4.5 million are victims of sexual exploitation.
Men and women are not and never will be the same, but they should have the same rights, says MEP Marc Tarabella, rapporteur.
The first Barometer on Diversity and Business in Luxembourg was launched at a press conference in December 2014 in the presence
Time for Equality is pleased to announce that we will be soon publishing extracts in French from “La giudice – Una donna in magistratura”…
Our main take away from this event is that it’s time for action, here and now, with the resources and the means that you have. There is no time to lose in waiting for the “right” moment or the ideal situation.
Child slavery today is at an all-time high. 26% of slaves today are children under 18 years, with some being as young as five. Forced to work for up to 18 hours a day, these children are sold at prices less than even that of cattle.
Interview with the Centre for Partnership and Equality in Bucharest, an NGO working in the fields of gender equality, diversity and inclusion since 2002.
A few days ago, I read a piece that broke my heart. It wasn’t just a piece, this story, it was a living nightmare; a written record that we must work harder than ever before to bring an end to sexual violence.
United Nations Special Envoy Angelina Jolie’s speech at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London brought the development world to a standstill a few days ago.
Campaigns and projects aiming at combating sexual violence in conflict.
Sexual and gender-based violence perpetrated against women in conflict and in humanitarian settings has begun to be the focus of international attention, with efforts being made to prevent its occurrence, to respond to the survivors’ needs and to address impunity for those responsible.