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.
Gender Matters : the transnational GendeRIS project (Romania, Italy, Spain) has published a handbook addressed to professionals dealing with human trafficking issues.
The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) launched the first EU-wide research on Administrative Data Sources on gender-based violence. Collection of
“Two-thirds of female victims of physical and/or sexual violence did not contact the police or any other service following the
“I left my job because my boss was harassing me,” a friend of mine once told me, “I couldn’t take
The UN agency for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women has launched a Constitutional Database which, for the first
IT On the occasion of their visit to Italy, we had the opportunity to meet Selay Ghaffar, executive director of