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Direct link: www.millennia2015.org/KW_Education 

 

The Interactive Millennia2025 Knowledge Database

 

A few keywords

 

 

Education

Harder sciences - Ignorance - Illiteracy - Know how - Learning - Lifelong Learning - Skills - Sexuality - Soft technology - Teaching - Training - ...

 

 

   The Millennia2015 Foresight Process - The Millennia2025 Women & Innovation Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Publications

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

10/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 12 - Justin Hagena Kakumba 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

13/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 14 - Véronique Thouvenot 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

16/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 15 - Caterina Berbenni-Rehm 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

19/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 17 - Afaf Hemamou 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

25/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 23 - Kristel Karler 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

09/09/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 25 - Anne Nègre 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

10/09/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 25 - Maxime Prévot et Marie-Anne Delahaut 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

 

 

   News of the networks

 

14/01/2016

CSW 60 - Statement of Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women

Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women presents its Memorandum and Resolution to UN-Women, as statement to the CSW60, published by the UN ECOSOC  (...) 

 

 

18/11/2015

Sign the Memorandum-Resolution of Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women

The partners of the concrete action Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women invite you to sign the Memorandum and Resolution for women's empowerment and gender equality (...) 

 

 

13/10/2015

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Christine Mahy

Dans n'importe quel dispositif que vous allez enclencher pour lutter contre la pauvreté, une des conditions de la réussite c'est d'associer les gens dans une participation intime à la définition des processus qui sont mis en place. (...) 

 

 

07/07/2015

ONG UNESCO: Rôle des femmes dans la lutte contre la pauvreté

Millennia2025 contribue au quatrième Forum international des ONG Partenaires officiels de l'UNESCO à Paris (...) 

 

 

02/07/2015

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes, Université de Namur : Actes et photos

Forte mobilisation des parties prenantes de Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes pour comprendre et lutter contre la précarisation en construisant de nouvelles solidarités innovantes (...) 

 

 

17/03/2015

The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Turns 20

Progress, challenges and lessons learnt for the realization of gender equality, the empowerment of women, and the human rights of women and girls in the post-2015 context are presented in this summary, prepared by UN Women, of the Report of the Secretary-General on the 20-year review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.6/2015/3). (...) 

 

 

11/03/2015

Justin Hagena Kakumba: calling men to take part in alleviating gender inequality

Gender equality is not a loss for men, but rather an enormously positive step towards enabling us all to live better lives. We must work together on ending gender-based violence, and when striving to close the gender gap. I pledge, at all cost, to call men to take part in alleviating gender inequality.  (...) 

 

 

06/03/2015

UNESCO: Re-Thinking Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality

The event opened the programme for this year's International Women's Day celebrations, with six eminent panellists discussing progress made since the World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995, and the challenges that remain to achieve gender equality. (...) 

 

 

05/03/2015

CSW 59 - Statement of Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women

The Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women project aims to give women in vulnerable situations greater access to common goods in order to improve their daily life and, consequently, that of their children also. (...) 

 

 

26/02/2015

Millennia2025 at UNESCO, CONNECTing the Dots, Options for Future Action

This UNESCO conference on Internet-related issues and the study, its findings, recommendations and the partnerships mobilized represent an important contribution to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) +10 Review process and the post-2015 international development agenda". Millennia2025 contributes to it.  (...) 

 

 

06/02/2015

FGM: Too Much Pain

FGM is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. The practice also violates a person's rights to health, security and physical integrity; the right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment; and the right to life when the procedure results in death. The practice of FGM is also considered as a criminal act in all EU Member States. (...) 

 

 

22/01/2015

Claiming Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ICESCR and CEDAW are the two key human rights instruments which provide a forum for demanding realization of women's human rights: "We would be pleased to hear from you to learn about the diverse issues, realities and violations of women's economic,social and cultural rights and efforts undertaken to challenge the status quo and patriarchal hegemony which limit the rights of women". (...) 

 

 

08/01/2015

OSCE - Safety of journalists - GUidebook

The safety of journalists has become an increasingly urgent issue for OSCE participating States because the scale of violence against journalists, including murders, attacks leading to serious injuries and cases of intimidation, has grown significantly over recent years with farreaching effects. (...) 

 

 

07/01/2015

Freedom of the Press 2014

Global press freedom fell to its lowest level in over a decade in 2013, as hopes raised by the Arab Spring were further dashed by major regression in Egypt, Libya, and Jordan, and marked setbacks also occurred in Turkey, Ukraine, and a number of countries in East Africa. In another key development, media freedom in the United States deteriorated due primarily to attempts by the government to inhibit reporting on national security issues. (...) 

 

 

05/01/2015

Civil Society Space and the United Nations Rights System

This Guide highlights issues related to the work of civil society actors (CSAs): working definition of the terms ‘civil society' and ‘civil society space'; overview of the conditions and environment needed for a free and independent civil society. (...) 

 

 

04/01/2015

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes / Solidarity-Women

Millennia2025 Think Tank: Comment aider les femmes précarisées à sortir de la pauvreté ? How to help women in precarious situations out of poverty? (...) 

 

 

29/10/2014

The Global Gender Gap Report 2014

Through the Global Gender Gap Report, the World Economic Forum quantifies the magnitude of gender-based disparities and tracks their progress over time. (...) 

 

 

23/10/2014

Preventing suicide : a global imperative

An estimated 804 000 suicide deaths occurred worldwide in 2012, representing an annual global age-standardized suicide rate of 11.4 per 100 000 population (15.0 for males and 8.0 for females). However, since suicide is a sensitive issue, and even illegal in some countries. (...) 

 

 

20/10/2014

Governing Land for Women and Men

This technical guide aims to assist implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests. (...) 

 

 

17/10/2014

A girl's right to learn without fear: Working to end gender-based violence at school

66 million girls are missing an education at a time when it not only has the power to transform their own lives, but also the world around them. (...) 

 

 

16/10/2014

Handbook on Promoting Women's Participation in Political Parties

Gender equality, including the equal participation of women and men in all aspects of politi- cal and public life, is a cornerstone principle to which all OSCE participating States have sub- scribed. (...) 

 

 

15/10/2014

Le genre ?! Kezako ?

Sommes nous plutôt féminin/masculin, hétéro/homo ? Est-ce dû à la nature ou à notre culture ? Quelle est notre marge de manoeuvre? (...) 

 

 

10/10/2014

HIV/AIDS and Stigma: The Media Challenge

Despite the progress being made in the global response to HIV and AIDS, stigma remains a major obstacle to prevention and treatment. (...) 

 

 

09/10/2014

Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health around the World

Between 1996 and 2013, the percentage of Governments permitting abortion increased gradually for all legal grounds, except to save a woman's life which remained at 97 per cent. Despite overall expansion in the legal grounds for abortion, policies remain restrictive in many countries. (...) 

 

 

08/10/2014

The CS Gender 3000: Women in Senior Management

Female participation in top-management (CEO and directors reporting to the CEO) stands at 12.9% at the end of 2013, but varies considerably from sector to sector and country to country. (...) 

 

 

02/10/2014

National Action Plans for UN Security Council Resolution 1325 - Interactive Map

A project of PeaceWomen to provide a comparative analysis of individual country NAPs and Regional Action Plans, and a summary of key content and process information. (...) 

 

 

29/09/2014

Gender bias without borders

An investigation of female characters in popular films across 11 countries. (...) 

 

 

27/09/2014

Hidden in Plain Sight: A Statistical Analysis of Violence Against Children

The protection of children from all forms of violence is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Convention on the rights of the Child and other international human rights treaties and standards . Yet violence remains an all-too-real part of life for children around the globe. (...) 

 

 

25/09/2014

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson

Emma Watson calls out to men and boys to join HeForShe campaign (...) 

 

 

24/09/2014

How Empowering Girls Can Help End Child Marriage

There are nearly 70 million child brides in the world today, and more than 14 million girls marry each year. (...) 

 

 

24/09/2014

Millennia2015 triumphed at the World Congress 2014 in Seoul

In Africa and Asia, there is need to promote gender equality. In this context, Millennia2015 participated in the second Word Congress under the team name Millennia2015 Great Lakes.  (...) 

 

 

23/09/2014

Lean times: Syrian refugee nutrition study in Turkey

A story about syrian refugees in the Adana suburb of Yüregir. (...) 

 

 

20/09/2014

Tackling child labour and protecting young workers in domestic work: a resource manual

Millions of children around the world – mainly girls – are in paid or unpaid domestic work in households other than their own. (...) 

 

 

15/09/2014

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014

Fourteen years ago, the Millennium Declaration established concrete targets for improving the existence of many and for saving the lives of those threatened by disease and hunger. There has been important progress across all goals. (...) 

 

 

06/09/2014

Palestine: Midwives for Peace

Midwives for Peace is a grassroots group of Palestinian and Israeli midwives. (...) 

 

 

05/09/2014

Maharashtra's Child Stunting Declines

Between 2006 and 2012, Maharashtra's stunting rate among children under two years of age was reported to decline by 15 percentage points. (...) 

 

 

04/09/2014

Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience

The 2014 Human Development Report - Sustaining Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience - looks at two concepts which are both interconnected and immensely important to securing human development progress. (...) 

 

 

03/09/2014

Hear Our Voices - Do adolescent girls' issues really matter?

This document introduces a toolkit of materials for the Girls Empowerment Star and School Equality Scorecard. (...) 

 

 

25/08/2014

Sexualities, Culture and Society in Muslim Contexts

Sexuality remains at the core of how women – and others whose gender or sexual expression are stigmatized – are judged, and sanctioned either by non-state actors, or by state' institutions and representatives. (...) 

 

 

22/08/2014

Handbook for Religious and Cultural Leaders Engaging Communities to End Female Genital Mutilation

A Handbook to explain what is FGM, conséquences of FGM and what action we can take to adress FGM. (...) 

 

 

19/08/2014

Gender Norms: A Key to Improving Health and Wellness Among Black Women and Girls in US

Black adolescent girls and young women face special barriers related to both race and gender, which have immense effects on their health, achievement and life outcomes. (...) 

 

 

18/08/2014

Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to ever win the Fields Medal of mathematics

aryam Mirzakhani, a professor of mathematics at Stanford, has been awarded the 2014 Fields Medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics. (...) 

 

 

17/08/2014

Investing in sexual and reproductive health of 10 to 14 year olds yields lifetime benefits

Researchers from Georgetown University's Institute for Reproductive Health note the lack worldwide of programs to help children of this age navigate passage from childhood to adulthood. (...) 

 

 

14/08/2014

Girl Summit 2014 Charter

Girl Summit 2014 Charter on Ending FGM and Child, Early and Forced Marriage. (...) 

 

 

11/08/2014

Women's Lives and Challenges: Equality and Empowerment Since 2000

Promoting gender equality and empowering women is one of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). (...) 

 

 

10/08/2014

Strong Girls, Powerful Women

This report is intended to help humanitarian practitioners more effectively identify and address the unique needs of adolescent girls in displacement and crisis settings. (...) 

 

 

08/08/2014

Des voix opposées à la violence/Voices Against Violence

« Des voix opposées à la violence » est un curriculum éducatif développé par l'Association mondiale des guides et des éclaireuses (AMGE) et ONU Femmes, avec la participation des jeunes. (...) 

 

 

05/08/2014

Gender in Agriculture - Sourcebook

Women play a critical role in agricultural production in developing countries.  (...) 

 

 

04/08/2014

Afghanistan: If you educate a woman, you teach the whole family

Many women in Afghanistan's southern heartland are bound by centuries-old traditions that determine, what they wear and their freedom of movement outside the home. (...) 

 

 

20/07/2014

Thirty-five Years of Forced Hijab: The Widespread and Systematic Violation of Women's Rights in Iran

The report calls on Iran to lift mandatory hijab laws and safeguard girls' and women's rights to education, work, participation in cultural life, access to public services, and freedom of movement. (...) 

 

 

16/07/2014

Substantive Equality and Reproductive Rights

Violations of reproductive rights are primarily manifestations of discrimination, poverty, and violence. (...) 

 

 

15/07/2014

Innovative campaign tackles soccer and violence against women together

Stickers to educate soccer fans about the responsibility men should take to end violence against women and to combat gender stereotypes. (...) 

 

 

14/07/2014

Iran pressures lesbians, gays to have sex change operations

Rights campaigners say Iranian doctors routinely pressure lesbians and gays to undergo sex change operations including sterilisation. (...) 

 

 

13/07/2014

Forced Girl Marriages:The Death of One's Reality

Girl marriage in Iran is a not a thing of the past. It is not an occasional event in remote villages and towns. (...) 

 

 

12/07/2014

An Overview on Girl Marriages in the Islamic Republic of Iran

This brief report examines statistics issued by the Islamic Republic Personal Status Registration Organization and Iran National Statistics Office between 2007 and 2012. (...) 

 

 

11/07/2014

Tricked and Trapped - Human Trafficking in the Middle East

This study sheds light on the situation of trafficked adult workers in the Middle East, both women and men. (...) 

 

 

10/07/2014

Documentation of Sexual Violence in Conflict - Crime under International Law

For decades – if not centuries – there has been a near-total absence of justice for survivors of rape and sexual violence in conflict. (...) 

 

 

09/07/2014

Claiming Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Economic, social and cultural rights have a particular signif- icance for women because they go to the heart of issues related to poverty and inequality. (...) 

 

 

08/07/2014

L'inquiétante pauvreté: portrait de la Belgique par les chiffres

Le Bureau du Plan a publié son bilan 2014 sur le développement durable. Résultat : une série d'indicateurs qui reflètent une image bien sombre de notre société. (...) 

 

 

07/07/2014

Forced From Home: The Lost Boys and Girls of Central America

An unprecedented number of children are fleeing violence in Central America and seeking safety in the United States. Most are alone, making the treacherous journey from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras with no parent or guardian. (...) 

 

 

06/07/2014

Safe Haven - Sheltering Displaced Persons from Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Individuals fleeing an emergency situation  may suffer rape, sexual exploitation, or human trafficking while attempting to secure transport, cross  borders, or find lodging.   (...) 

 

 

04/07/2014

The price of austerity - The impact on women's rights and gender equality in Europe

This European Women's Lobby (EWL) reporte reveals that austerity policies in Europe undermine women's rights, perpetuate existing gender inequalities and create new ones, and hamper the prospects of sustainable and equal economic progress in Europe. (...) 

 

 

03/07/2014

War's Human Cost

By end-2013, 51.2 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, generalized violence, or human rights violations. (...) 

 

 

02/07/2014

Guide to Using Evidence to Improve Young People's Sexual Health and Rights

The Guide is designed to be a resource for advocates, sexuality educators, young people, service providers and others working to advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people around the world. (...) 

 

 

29/06/2014

Education Reform in Pakistan

More than nine million children do not receive primary or secondary education, and literacy rates are stagnant. Pakistan is far from meeting its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of providing universal primary education by 2015.  (...) 

 

 

28/06/2014

Migrants Report to UN 2014 - Women Migrants‏

The thematic part of the report focuses on labour exploitation of migrants. It covers some of the most common manifestations of labour exploitation, groups of migrants who are specifically at risk of such exploitation, and access to an effective remedy. (...) 

 

 

27/06/2014

Ending Sex Discrimination in Nationality and Citizenship Laws

Despite repeated commitments by governments around the world to ensure women's equality by repealing discriminatory laws, sex discrimination persists, including in citizenship and nationality laws. (...) 

 

 

23/06/2014

Sex, Abuse, and Childhood

Sex, Abuse and Childhood presents an overview of the findings of four separate studies conducted in vulnerable communities in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam on knowledge, attitudes and practices related to child sexual abuse, including in travel and tourism. (...) 

 

 

22/06/2014

Communications Procedure - Alleged Violations of Women's Rights

Types of communications are sought: accurate and detailed information relating to the promotion of women's rights in political, economic, civil, social and educational fields in any country.  (...) 

 

 

19/06/2014

How to eliminate violence against women beyond 2015: Close the Gap

At least one in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, often perpetrated by an intimate partner. (...) 

 

 

16/06/2014

Reality check on European services for women and children survivors of violence: A Right for Protection and Support?

WAVE Country Report 2013 urges European countries to do more to meet the Council of Europe Taskforce Recommendations for specialized service provision for women survivors of violence. (...) 

 

 

15/06/2014

Policewomen Around the World: Breaking the Brass Ceiling

Here's a look at how women are represented among security forces around the world, brought to you by the Institute for Inclusive Security, which is working to revolutionize who makes the decisions about war and peace. (...) 

 

 

14/06/2014

Disability Inclusion - Translating Policy into Practice in Humanitarian Action

An estimated 6.7 million persons with disabilities are forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, generalized violence and human rights violations. (...) 

 

 

13/06/2014

Voice and Agency - Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity

By ratifying the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), 188 states have committed to advancing gender equality by confronting “any distinction, exclusion, or restriction made on the basis of sex which [impairs] the enjoyment or exercise by women ... of human rights and fundamental freedoms.” (...) 

 

 

12/06/2014

Protection of Schools and Hospitals from Attack

This Guidance Note and its annexes provide practical guidance for UN and NGO part- ners in the field on the implementation of SCR 1998 (2011), which further strengthens the Security Council Children and Armed Conflict agenda in highlighting the issue of attacks on schools and hospitals. (...) 

 

 

11/06/2014

World of Work Report 2014

The widening of income inequalities within countries is now a well-established fact. Analysis suggests that this trend is associated with a change in the distribution of income, to the detriment of labour. (...) 

 

 

10/06/2014

UN Women launches year-long campaign to build world where gender equality is reality

The United Nations entity tasked with promoting gender equality today launched a major campaign kicking off a year-long, worldwide commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the landmark Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. (...) 

 

 

09/06/2014

The gender pay gap in public services

This report examines the gender pay gap, the difference between what men and women earn, in public services. (...) 

 

 

08/06/2014

Achieving Transformative Feminist Leadership

A Toolkit for Organisations and Movements dedicated to advancing a feminist social change agenda—an agenda that believes that all development and social justice must be rooted in gender and social equality. (...) 

 

 

06/06/2014

Colombo Declaration on Youth - Mainstreaming Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Recognizing the “Colombo Declaration on Youth”, a result of deliberations among global youth and Ministers responsible for youth and civil society organizations on youth priorities in relation to current and future development frameworks. (...) 

 

 

05/06/2014

Redress for rape - Using international jurisprudence on rape as a form of torture or other ill-treatment

The primary aim of this report is to bring together the developing international human rights law jurisprudence and significant other writing linking rape and torture and other ill-treatment in a comprehensive and useable way, so that it can be drawn on by lawyers and activists working on issues or individual cases of rape. (...) 

 

 

04/06/2014

Women Moving Mountains Collective - Impact of the Dutch MDG3 Fund - How Resources Advance Women's Rights and Gender Equality

This piece analyzes the aggregate impact of women's organizations around the world that received grants from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' MDG3 Fund. (...) 

 

 

02/06/2014

UN report on preventing & eliminating child, early & forced marriage

The report discusses the international norms and standards applicable to child, early and forced marriage and the human rights impact of the practice on women and girls. The report addresses the various factors that contribute to this and further analyses existing measures and strategies to prevent and eliminate child, early and forced marriage. (...) 

 

 

31/05/2014

Widowhood a Form of Slavery in Conflict Afflicted Countries with a Case Study of South Sudan

The overall objective of FOFCOD and Widows for Peace through Democracy was to carry research and raise awareness on widowhood a neglected human rights issue and as a form of slavery. (...) 

 

 

29/05/2014

Women and the Web

On average across the developing world, nearly 25 percent fewer women than men have access to the Internet, and the gender gap soars to nearly 45 percent in regions like sub-Saharan Africa. (...) 

 

 

28/05/2014

Building Peace - A forum for peace and security in the 21st century

Building Peace dedicate Issue 3 to gender and peacebuilding, exploring how women and men can reconstruct war-torn nations. (...) 

 

 

27/05/2014

Ramification of sex preference society in India: a case study of Punjab

The main objective of this report is the pursuit of a comprehensive, critical and balanced investigation of the cause of gender disparity. (...) 

 

 

26/05/2014

Country Reports on Terrorism 2013

Terrorist violence in 2013 was increasingly fueled by sectarian motives, marking a worrisome trend, particularly in Syria, but also in Lebanon and Pakistan. (...) 

 

 

25/05/2014

Women in the Crisis: The European Report

The crisis impact has been different for women and men, both in terms of employment than in terms of austerity measures and consequent cuts to social services. (...) 

 

 

24/05/2014

Investing in children: Breaking the cycle of disadvantage

Child poverty and social exclusion are major challenges facing the European Union. As part of its Social Investment Package, the European Commission issued a major Recommendation on Investing in Children and Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage. (...) 

 

 

23/05/2014

Trans-Pacific Women vs. Trans-Pacific Partnership

At a time when governments, civil society organisations and the larger international community are negotiating a new sustainable development agenda, another binding, global, agreement is being negotiated behind closed doors. Learn more about the impact this trade agreement can have on the women in the region. (...) 

 

 

22/05/2014

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

This publication contains the "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy' Framework", which were developed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises. (...) 

 

 

21/05/2014

Re-thinking gender in peacebuilding

This report is based on a three-year research project on gender in peacebuilding, which involved field research in four countries (Burundi, Colombia, Nepal and Uganda), with a thematic focus on four areas of peacebuilding (access to justice,economic recovery,inter-generational tensions and conflict, permutations and continuums of violence.) (...) 

 

 

19/05/2014

The Business of women's human rights

A primer on the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the UN Guiding principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP) (...) 

 

 

18/05/2014

A price too high to bear: The Costs of Maternal Mortality to Families and Communitie

When a woman dies in pregnancy or childbirth, her community loses not just a mother but a person, and all of her gifts, skills, and potential contributions. (...) 

 

 

17/05/2014

Journeys from Exclusion to Inclusion: Marginalized women's successes in overcoming political exclusion

Identification of critical factors preventing marginalized women's inclusion in customary and democratic decision-making structures and description of how women have worked in overcoming barriers to their participation. (...) 

 

 

12/05/2014

Gender in Nigeria Report 2012: Improving the Lives of Girls and Women in Nigeria

A comprehensive view of gender in Nigeria, progress in key areas, including: employment and livelihoods, education and health, political representation, and violence. Women and girls suffer systematic disadvantage and discrimination, magnified for those in the poorest States and sectors of society. (...) 

 

 

09/05/2014

Untapped potential - European Foundation Funding for Women and Girls

Investment in the human rights of women and girls is not only just and right, it is, we believe, essential to achieving stable democracies based on fairness and dignity. Gender equality has become a cornerstone of the constitutional and legal frameworks of modern democratic states and is a key principle of international human rights law. (...) 

 

 

08/05/2014

The impact of traditional values on human rights

Human Rights Council Advisory Committee: promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms through a better understanding of traditional values of humankind (...) 

 

 

03/05/2014

Nelson Mandela

"The anchor of all my dreams is the collective wisdom of mankind as a whole. I am influenced more than ever before by the conviction that social equality is the only basis of human happiness..." (...) 

 

 

04/04/2014

Les femmes prennent-elles enfin leur revanche dans le numérique?

Si le nombre de femmes juristes, avocates, médecins ou entrepreneures n'a cessé d'augmenter ces dernières années, leur présence dans le secteur des technologies reste marginale. De nombreuses voix, y compris celles d'entreprises leaders dans le secteur, plaident pour davantage de mixité. (...) 

 

 

01/04/2014

Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success

Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success reveals that more than ever before, women are relying on community colleges for higher education and workforce preparation. (...) 

 

 

20/03/2014

Ensuring human rights in the provision of contraceptive information and services

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) released a set of recommendations for countries to ensure that women, girls and couples have access to the tools needed to avoid unwanted pregnancies, thereby improving health and allowing for better family planning. (...) 

 

 

17/03/2014

"Teach boys it's not cool to violate women": UNFPA chief

Violence against women and girls in the Great Lakes region can be reduced by empowering young people, according to the UN Population Fund Executive Director. (...) 

 

 

09/03/2014

Education Under Attack, 2014

This global study charts the scale and nature of attacks on education; highlights their impact on education – including on students, teachers and facilities; and documents the ways that governments, local communities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and UN agencies try to reduce the impact of such violence and prevent future attacks. (...) 

 

 

04/03/2014

Challenging Gender Stereotypes Through Primary Education - Stereotypes stop you doing stuff

The NUT worked for two years with five primary schools to consider how ‘traditional' gender stereotypes could be challenged in nursery and primary classrooms. The project quickly acquired the name Breaking the Mould. The five schools were provided with support and training. (...) 

 

 

03/03/2014

Girls fare worse in disasters

During disasters, girls fare worse than the rest of the population, according to a new report released on 11 October by child rights NGO Plan International. (...) 

 

 

25/02/2014

e-Learning programme in Development Evaluation

UNICEF and IOCE, under the EvalPartners, initiative, are pleased to announce a new introductory e-Learning programme on Development Evaluation.  (...) 

 

 

13/02/2014

The State of the World's Children 2014

The children's agency's report highlights the importance of data in making progress for children and exposing the unequal access to services and protections that mars the lives of so many.  (...) 

 

 

12/02/2014

Teaching and learning: Achieving quality for all

The 2013/4 Education for All Global Monitoring Report shows why education is pivotal for development in a rapidly changing world. It explains how investing wisely in teachers, and other reforms aimed at strengthening equitable learning, transform the long-term prospects of people and societies.  (...) 

 

 

11/02/2014

UN report urges Afghanistan to recruit female teachers locally to boost girls' education

A United Nations report released today said that female teachers are “urgently needed” to boost the education of girls in Afghanistan, which has the highest level of gender disparity in the world.  (...) 

 

 

19/01/2014

An Advocate's Guide: Strategic Indicators for Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

The Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW) is pleased to share with you her latest publication, "An Advocate's Guide: Strategic Indicators for Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights". (...) 

 

 

13/01/2014

The right to learn - community partiipation in improving learning

The report shows that while parents expect their children to learn basic skills at school, they face many barriers for holding schools, service providers and government accountable. The report also cites several country examples of where parents and stakeholders are working together to improve accountability for children's progress in learning and getting positive results. (...) 

 

 

03/01/2014

Gender segregation allowed as long as it is not ‘forced'

Times Higher Education asked 163 UK higher education institutions whether they allow gender-segregated events. Of the 46 that responded, 29 do not have prohibitions in place and of these, 23 say they do not have a policy on gender segregation.  (...) 

 

 

02/01/2014

It is time to narrow the gender gap in Kingdom

A new study by the World Economic Forum came up with some interesting facts about Arab and Muslim women, particularly Saudis, in education and the workplace. An estimated 80 percent of all Saudi women applying at domestic and foreign universities are interested in the field of engineering.  (...) 

 

 

01/12/2013

Preparing Girls and Women for 21st Century Success: Intel® Teach Findings

Intel® Teach is reshaping the global educational landscape to better prepare teachers and students for success in a 21st century economy. Launched in 2000, the program has trained more than 10 million teachers in over 70 countries to integrate technologies and project-based teaching methods into classrooms.  (...) 

 

 

27/09/2013

Participation of Millennia2015 in Women Leaders Forum 2013

An Official side event of the United Nations General Assembly Organized by Advanced Development for Africa (ADA) Foundation, Global Partnerships Forum and Global Digital He@lth Initiative, in cooperation with the ITU and UNAIDS, The Pierre Hotel, New York City, September 27, 2013 (...) 

 

 

10/09/2013

Women Leaders Forum 2013: Connecting Women's Health and Girl's Education for Scalable and Sustainable Development

The fourth annual Women Leaders Forum 2013 will focus on the final push to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 and the critical transition to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda that will take place at that time, now the subject of an intense process of global consultations among business, government and civil society leaders. (...) 

 

 

19/07/2013

Malala Yousafzai: 'Our books and our pens are the most powerful weapons'

Today I am focusing on women's rights and girls' education because they are suffering the most. There was a time when women activists asked men to stand up for their rights. But this time we will do it by ourselves. I am not telling men to step away from speaking for women's rights, but I am focusing on women to be independent and fight for themselves. (...) 

 

 

28/01/2012

Colloque Femmes Professionnelles Africaines en Diaspora: Enjeux et perspectives pour une valeur ajoutée Nord-Sud

L'association AWODIAG, Femmes Africaines Professionnelles en Diaspora organise un colloque sur la thématique "Femmes Professionnelles Africaines en Diaspora: Enjeux et perspectives pour une valeur ajoutée Nord-Sud" le Samedi 20 janvier 2012 à l'Assemblée Nationale à Paris de 8h30 à 17h30. A cet occasion, Marie-Anne Delahaut nterviendra sur l'importance pour les femmes de coopérer.  (...) 

 

 

14/08/2011

Paroles de femmes : quelle vision de l'avenir pour neuf femmes sénégalaises ?

Dans le cadre d'un séjour au Sénégal, une enquête a pu être réalisée auprès de neuf femmes sénégalaises aux horizons divers. Ces femmes, actrices de leur développement ont accepté de répondre aux questions et de donner leur point de vue concernant leurs situations, leurs problèmes mais surtout les solutions pour les résoudre. (...) 

 

 

26/11/2008

Millennia 2015 at the EU "ICT 2008, "I"s to the Future"

Millennia 2015 presents the networking session "Empowering women as architects of the future in the face of global challenges" at the European Commission ICT 2008, "I"s to the Future, Invention - Innovation - Impact", Lyon (FR), 26/27.11.2008  (...) 

 

 

12/02/2008

Marie Curie, a life of achievements

Marie Curie's life is full of achievements: she discovered polonium and the radium in 1898, she was the first woman in obtaining the Nobel prize and in her case for two times. Her daughter Irene also received the Nobel prize of chemistry in 1935. (...) 

 

 

 
 

 

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