In a recent talk on the importance of digital media and the role it plays in the women’s rights movement in India, Meera Vijyann touched upon key issues that women across the world face in expressing their views online.
“This prize won’t have any significance to the female victims of sexual violence, if you won’t join us in our quest for peace, justice and democracy.”
En janvier 2014, la CEDH a condamné l’Etat italien au motif que son code civil maintenait une discrimination sexuelle dans l’attribution du nom de famille à un enfant légitime. Un rapide tour d’horizon dans les Etats membres du Conseil de l’Europe et de l’UE relève que la discrimination ….
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.
The discourse around gender rights has been largely focused on the modern women’s movement. However, gender-transformative approaches that include men can be a huge step forward in achieving impact.
Interview with the Centre for Partnership and Equality in Bucharest, an NGO working in the fields of gender equality, diversity and inclusion since 2002.
Frédéric Mertens de Wilmars, docteur en droit et professeur à l’Université de Valencia (Espagne), propose une nouvelle interprétation du principe d’égalité, en combinaison avec le principe, complémentaire et non antinomique, de l’équité.
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.
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?