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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Estonia looks set for first ever female prime minister
THE republic of Estonia has just had a General Election – and, as has happened in so many countries across Europe, far-right groups have made gains, though not enough to give them power. Former MEP Kaja Kallas is set to become the country’s first...
Monday, November 07, 2016
Kersti Kaljulaid is the new President of Estonia
The former state official of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, was elected president of this country on past October 3rd in the parliament, Riigikogu. The sole candidate, 81 MPs out of 101 cast their votes in her support. Kaljulaid will serve as the first...
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Parliament votes for first female president of Estonia
Estonia’s parliament has selected a new president who will be the country’s first female leader. Kersti Kaljulaid, a European Union accountant, won Monday’s vote 81-0, with 20 members absent or abstaining. Her selection follows two failed votes and...
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Gender Equality a Catch-22 Issue in Estonia, Says Presidential Adviser
After a report placed Estonia 59th in gender equality in the world, far behind Latvia and Lithuania, presidential adviser Iivi Anna Masso said that the issue in Estonia seems to be stuck in an endless loop. People say that women are paid less...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Monday, April 27, 2009
Estonia: Gender Equality Act
The purpose of this Act is to ensure equal treatment arising from the Constitution of the Republic of Estonia and to promote gender equality of men and women as a fundamental human right. The act was passed on April 7, 2004 and came into force on...
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Liia Hanni
“In the modern world online networking is an important source of social capital. Women benefit a lot from being members of social networks of young mothers, business women etc. Why not also benefit from the exchange of skills and experiences of...
Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Media and Gender Equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina
This report describes women's portrayal in media and their limited participation in the creation of media policies in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It also includes results of the media monitoring and assessment held in Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Estonian Human Development Report 2002: Human Development and Policy Making
This report analyzes the formulation of policy regarding human development in Estonia. It examines the extent to which good governance principles, with the basic elements of decentralization, transparency, lawfulness and participation, are followed...