At her presentation at TEDx Houses of Parliament, London, Meera Vijayann discussed the difficulties that young women like her face in India in accessing their rights or finding a voice against everyday sexual harassment.
Breaking the Cycle UK was founded in 2011 by Siddika Ahmed to support the education of secondary school girls from financially disadvantaged families in Greater Sylhet, Bangladesh.
Meet Siddika Ahmed, a woman passionate about equality, engaged in numerous community empowerment projects, in the UK and in Bangladesh.
What role can men play a role in ending human trafficking? A US-based project suggests ten specific actions that men and boys can take to end this form of slavery.
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.
Women make up more than half of the European population. However, at any governance level, they are still a minority. How effective are gender quotas or other tools and strategies to redress women under-representation in elected bodies?
The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights has just released its 2013 Report on Fundamental Rights in Europe.
WAVE network has compiled the results of the EU-wide survey on violence in a 9-page document giving the main data for each EU country.
Time For Equality a rejoint le réseau de la Charte de la Diversité Lëtzebuerg lors de la session annuelle de signatures qui a accueilli 25 nouveaux signataires, le 27 mai 2014.
Gender Matters : the transnational GendeRIS project (Romania, Italy, Spain) has published a handbook addressed to professionals dealing with human trafficking issues.