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Thursday, August 25, 2016
Gender Justice Struggle in Egypt
When the Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) Regional Coalition for Middle East and North Africa met last month in Beirut, one seat was noticeably empty. While completing departure procedures at Cairo International Airport, authorities informed Mozn...
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Global Leader's Meeting on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
Last Sunday, 27 September, took place at the United Nations Headquarters of New York a historic gathering to promote the political, social, and economic empowerment of women at the global level. The meeting was co-hosted by the People’s Republic of...
Girls on Film documentary
Friday, September 26, 2014
Girls on Film: A documentary series that finally puts women back in the history books
In a perfect world, there would be no need for a media platform highlighting groundbreaking women in history. But if history has taught us anything, it's that female achievements are often forgotten or filtered out. Female journalists, spies,...
Girls Matter
Sunday, September 07, 2014
Girl guides venture into the political jungle: Movement calls for school lessons in 'body confidence' and equal numbers of men and women in Parliament in first manifesto
The Girl Guides once taught young women to cope away from civilisation with camping trips and nature skills. Now, they are more concerned with helping them face the challenges of modern life. The youth group yesterday took its first step into...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
GAMBIA: GAMCOTRAP & Co. Train Women On Leadership
Women from five West African countries converged at the Paradise Suites Hotel from 24 to 28th March 2014 to receive training on leadership skills. The five day training of the women activists from diverse walks of life was organised with the support...
Friday, March 14, 2014
Grassroots women: game changers in the fight against corruption
New York – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Huairou Commission, a global network of grassroots women’s organizations, convened a global dialogue to discuss how supporting women can further contribute to building transparent...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Gender Equality and Local Governance
This publication is the result of concrete activities supported by UN Women and the “Equity in Governance” (EiG) project which aimed at translating international commitments and national gender equality policy to the realities of local governance in...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Guam: 20th Convention of the Federation of Asia-Pacific Women’s Association Starts FRIDAY
Guam will be hosting the FAWA International Convention for the 5th time October 25-28, 2012. Over 110 off-island delegates and over 100 Guam delegates will be in attendance. The Opening Ceremony is a formal event and we are inviting all media. Our...
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Ghana: Stakeholders Charged to Increase Assembly Women in 2014
A study has called on all stakeholders to work consciously to increase the number of women who will win the District Level Elections (DLEs) in 2014 and other such future elections. "The Performances of Women Candidates in the 2010 District Level...
Monday, May 21, 2012
GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS TO DISCUSS WOMEN’S RIGHTS & DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION IN THE WAKE OF THE ARAB SPRING
GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS TO DISCUSS WOMEN’S RIGHTS & DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION IN THE WAKE OF THE ARAB SPRING   What do Islamist victories across the Middle East mean for the future of democracy and women’s rights? Will the Arab world follow in Iran’s...
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Gender and Institutions: Creating an Enabling Environment
Enhancing women's participation in development requires an "Enabling Environment”. What does an enabling environment look like? An enabling environment would presumably be favorable towards women's empowerment and it would need to be described...
Friday, June 17, 2011
Gender Festival 2011:Gender,Democracy & Development
Tanzania Gender Networking Programme (TGNP) and Feminist Activist Coalition (FemAct) are pleased to announce the 10th Gender Festival(Tamasha la Jinsia) which will focus on Land, Labour and Livelihoods within the broad theme of Gender, Democracy and...
Friday, June 17, 2011
Gender analysis for development practice and organisational change
Build your knowledge about gender and gender analysis for development practice and organisational change. For more information, visit the AWID website
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Gender, cities and local governance in the Arab world
The symposium « Gender, cities and local governance in the Arab world and in the Mediterranean region» aims to study urban development by focusing on gender issues and the role of women in this process because social norms related to gender are...
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Gender Equality and Good Governance : Improving Services for Women
To see details of the event please see the attached flyer.
Friday, June 12, 2009
Going Diverse: Innovative Answers to Future Challenge
Today’s world is rapidly changing regarding economical, legal, social and cultural conditions. Internationalisation and globalisation, modern and individual lifestyles, demographic changes, migration and labour shortage, as well as urgent issues...
Friday, June 20, 2008
Gender Mainstreaming in South-East Asia
This consolidated response highlights the role of international organizations, national governments, and non-profit women’s organizations in mainstreaming gender into national policies and legislation of the South-East Asian countries.
Friday, February 29, 2008
Gender and Security Sector Reform Toolkit
This toolkit is designed to provide policymakers and practitioners with a practical introduction to why gender issues are important in the security sector reform and what can be done to integrate them. It includes the following twelve chapters/tools...