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?
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.
Gender Matters : the transnational GendeRIS project (Romania, Italy, Spain) has published a handbook addressed to professionals dealing with human trafficking issues.
The study Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world by the International Labour Organization (ILO) reviews national law
A newly published statistical report summarises the findings of a research project on gender equality in the workforce.
The international press has been discussing the resignation and firing of Jill Abramson, the first woman executive editor of The New
ILGA Europe has just released the latest edition of its Rainbow Europe package, which shows that while the human rights
The Council of Europe has just released a video-clip to raise awareness for domestic violence Across Europe… 20-25%