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Direct link: www.millennia2015.org/KW_Equality 

 

The Interactive Millennia2025 Knowledge Database

 

A few keywords

 

 

Equality

Equal opportunities - Equity - Gender equality - Key positioning - Parity - Unequal pay - ...

 

 

   The Millennia2015 Foresight Process - The Millennia2025 Women & Innovation Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Publications

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

05/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 01 - Marie-Anne Delahaut 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

05/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 02 - Marie-Anne Delahaut 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

16/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 04 - Christine Mahy 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

17/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 05 - Paule Scutenaire et Christine Gonay 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

21/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 21 - Hélène Ryckmans 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

25/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 24 - Maxime Prévot 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

26/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 29 - Adrénaline Superclub 

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

 

25/04/2016

Millennia2025 She4Innovation Foresight Survey

Generating Innovation for women's empowerment and gender equality by linking the Millennia2025 Strategic Axes with the UN Sustainable Development Goals  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

12/10/2015

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Philippe Defeyt

La fragilité d'un nombre important de femmes en familles monoparentales se situe avant dans le parcours, mais ça on ne veut pas le voir. (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

03/07/2015

La société civile, moteur de la Convention d'Istanbul du Conseil de l'Europe

Millennia2025 propose une méthode prospective pour l'égalité entre les femmes et les hommes" au GREVIO pour la Convention d'Istanbul (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

18/02/2015

The African Report on Violence against Children

The report offers a menu of priorities for action to combat violence against children at the global, pan-African, regional and national levels, and is, therefore, a valuable evidence base for action. The report concertises and contextualises the recommendations of the un Secretarygeneral's study on violence against children to the African reality, as well as mapping out the roles of development partners such as ourselves. (...) 

 

 

10/02/2015

Global Wage Report 2014/15 - Wages and income inequality

The Global Wage Report 2014/15 presents both the latest trends in average wages and an analysis of the role of wages in income inequality. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

06/02/2015

Whose internet is it anyway? Shaping the internet - feminist voices in governance decision making

How concerns for gender equality could be linked more systematically with other concerns for social justice (...) 

 

 

05/02/2015

Women's Economic Independence in Times of Austerity

European Women's Voice: Across the world, women's voices are echoing similar patterns: Austerity is not working! (...) 

 

 

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". (...) 

 

 

19/01/2015

Estimating the costs of gender-based violence in the European Union

The report provides an analysis of methodological options on the cost of gender-based violence and intimate partner violence, by studying different literatures and studies, and provides recommendations. It includes a case study on the cost of intimate partner violence against women in the UK during 2012 and provides a calculation of the costs in the EU. (...) 

 

 

06/01/2015

UNFPA's Action for Adolescent Girls

Building the health, social and economic assets of adolescent girls, especially those at risk of child marriage (...) 

 

 

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? (...) 

 

 

18/12/2014

Gender on the move - Working on the Migration-Development nexus from a Gender Perspective

This UN Women manual is designed to be used in two ways: as a self-didactic learning guide, and as support material to carry out in-person training workshops on migration and development with government workers, NGO technical personnel, or other organizations who work on issues related to migration, development and/or gender equality.  (...) 

 

 

03/11/2014

Gender Equality And Female Empowerment Policy

“Achieving our objectives for global development will demand accelerated efforts to achieve gender equality and women's empowerment. Otherwise, peace and prosperity will have their own glass ceiling.” (Hillary Clinton, January 2012) (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

28/10/2014

From Risks to Rights - Realizing States' Obligations to Prevent and Address Maternal Mortality

The most common direct causes of maternal death are severe bleeding, infections, high blood pressure (pre-eclampsia and eclampsia), complications from delivery, and unsafe abortion. (...) 

 

 

27/10/2014

Women's Professional Participation in Afghanistan's Justice Sector: Challenges and Opportunities

Women's professional Participation in Afghanistan's Justice Sector: Challenges and opportunities is the first national study in furtherance of IdLo's gender pledge. (...) 

 

 

24/10/2014

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Decisions and Conclusions - Gender Equality

Climate change magnifies existing inequalities, and in particular, gender inequalities, but women and men together are vital to climate solutions. (...) 

 

 

22/10/2014

Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

The twin challenges of building pathways to sustainable development and achieving gender equality have never been more pressing. (...) 

 

 

21/10/2014

Gender, violence and peace: a post-2015 development agenda

Conflict and violence have been the most important factors obstructing progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to date. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

18/10/2014

World Disasters Report 2014 – Focus on Culture and Risk

This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters and risk influence culture. (...) 

 

 

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? (...) 

 

 

11/10/2014

Demilitarizing for Gender Equality - "You Get What You Pay For"

Some conservative estimates assume that funding gender equality, as set out in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), would cost only a small fraction of the world's military spending. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

07/10/2014

Social protection for older persons: Key policy trends and statistics

In many countries with high shares of informal employment, pensions are accessible only to a minority, and many older persons can rely only on family support. (...) 

 

 

06/10/2014

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development

This report has been prepared as the basis of a summary report on the global state of press freedom and the safety of journalists, presented to the General Conference of UNESCO Member States in November 2013, on the mandate of the decision by Member States taken at the 36th session of the General Conference of the Organization. (...) 

 

 

05/10/2014

The Experience and Impact of Anti-Muslim Hate on British Muslim Women

Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks (MAMA) is a secure and reliable service that allows people from across England to report any form of Anti-Muslim abuse. (...) 

 

 

04/10/2014

Whose right to life?

Women's Rights and Prenatal Protections under Human Rights and Comparative Law (...) 

 

 

03/10/2014

Atlas of Electoral Gender Quotas

This Atlas of Electoral Gender Quotas is the product of a long-standing collaboration among three institutions - the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and Stockholm University - in pursuit of their common goal of supporting women's empowerment and promoting gender equality in politics. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

01/10/2014

Poverty, Food Sovereignty, Food Security, Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

A Regional Meeting to Build Intermovement Linkages in Poverty, Food Sovereignty, Food Security, Gender, and SRHR in South Asia. (...) 

 

 

30/09/2014

Afrique et droits des minorités sexuelles

L'Ouganda et le Nigéria ont adopté début 2014 de nouvelles lois pénalisant l'homosexualité, confirmant ainsi une tendance générale en Afrique. (...) 

 

 

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

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.  (...) 

 

 

22/09/2014

How Gender Inequality Undermines Community Resilience as for Ebola Virus, Tsunamis, Droughts

Gender influences sensitivity to disturbances and, even within the same household, individuals will experience shocks and stresses in different ways. (...) 

 

 

21/09/2014

This is Norway 2014 What the figures say

In This is Norway, Statistics Norway presents statistics on a range of areas in Norwegian society in a user-friendly manner. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

19/09/2014

Challenges of Climate Change: Children on the Front Line

Children are among the greatest victims of a warming world, but they are also the most powerful protagonists for change. (...) 

 

 

18/09/2014

Ways and means to further enhance the impact of the work of the Commission on the Status of Women

The present report reviews the functioning of the Commission's methods of work in the light of experience gained, and makes recommendations for consideration by the Commission with a view to further enhancing the impact of its work. (...) 

 

 

17/09/2014

The Salafi Feminist - Muslim Woman's Story - Traditional and Modern Identities

Muslim women being seen as agents of their own fates, able and active in fighting for their own causes – not as helpless victims. (...) 

 

 

16/09/2014

Gender and Militarism: Analyzing the Links to Strategize for Peace

With this publication, we aim to contribute to the many conversations and debates that will be taking place during coming months, assessing the impact of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR). (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

13/09/2014

Tribute To Feminists and Women Human Rights Defenders

Images and stories about feminists and women human rights defenders. (...) 

 

 

12/09/2014

The Hunger And Nutrition Commitment Index - 2013

Measuring the Political Commitment to Reduce Hunger and Undernutrition in Developing Countries (...) 

 

 

07/09/2014

Gender inequality's 2030 'expiration date'

Almost two decades after 189 governments made a historic commitment in China to a world of equality between women and men, it's time to discuss progress made and challenges ahead. (...) 

 

 

06/09/2014

Palestine: Midwives for Peace

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

30/08/2014

Control and Sexuality: The Revival of Zina Laws in Muslim Contexts

This publication offers a comparative study and feminist analysis of zina laws for a better understanding of the challenges facing those initiatives that would ensure that culture and/or religion are not invoked to justify laws that criminalise women's sexuality and subject them to cruel, inhuman and degrading forms of punishment. (...) 

 

 

28/08/2014

Different Forms of Femicide

The murder of women as a result of intimate partner violence, the torture and misogynist slaying of women, the killing of women and girls in the name of “ honour”, ... (...) 

 

 

27/08/2014

UNECE Gender Action Plan 2014-2015 - Key to Regional Sustainable Development

The purpose of this document is to update and put in action the UNECE policy for gender equality and women's empowerment. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

24/08/2014

Violence and Harassment Against Women in the News Media: A Global Picture

This report is based on the findings of a global survey on harassment and violence against female media workers, which was launched in August 2013 and completed by almost 1,000 women from around the world. (...) 

 

 

23/08/2014

My Body, My Rights

Being able to make our own decisions about our health, body sexuality and reproductive life is a basic human right. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

16/08/2014

Checkpoints Compound the Risks of Childbirth for Palestinian Women

Delays at the checkpoint have complicated deliveries for Palestinian women and led to an increase in home deliveries. (...) 

 

 

13/08/2014

Socio Economic Status of Women - Manual Scavengers

Jan Sahas with support from UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality is implementing a three year project titled “Dignity Campaign- Action for Liberation of Dalit Manual Scavenger Women in India”. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

09/08/2014

Maternity for export

There is still a scandalous wide number of workers excluded from the scope of many Labor Codes or Social Security norms and therefore from Maternity and Paternity protection at work. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

07/08/2014

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

In half of the countries, the majority of girls were cut before age 5. In the rest of the countries, most cutting occurs between 5 and 14 years of age. (...) 

 

 

06/08/2014

Girls forced to marry

During the last 9 months of 2013 more than 30,000 girls below the age of 15 were forced to marry (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

21/07/2014

Raped out of Paradise: Women in Prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran

The response of the Islamic Republic authorities to Iranian's uprising in objection to the 2009 presidential election was fraught with serious human rights violations including sexual torture. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

19/07/2014

Policy Paper on Sexual and Gender - Based Crimes

Gender-based crimes are those committed against persons, whether male or female, because of their sex and/or socially constructed gender roles. (...) 

 

 

18/07/2014

State of Civil Society Report 2014

CIVICUS is an international alliance dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society around the world. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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.   (...) 

 

 

05/07/2014

Qur'an and Women: Rereading the Sacred Texts from a Women's Perspective

"My objective in undertaking this research was to make a M 'reading' of the Qur'an that would be meaningful to women living in the modern era."  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

01/07/2014

Guides for Protection of Human Rights Defenders

This guidebook is a result of a collective effort by numerous individuals, groups and institutions committed to the cause of affirming and upholding women's human rights.  (...) 

 

 

30/06/2014

No One is Safe - Abuses of Women in Iraq's Criminal Justice System

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay issued a scathing indictment of Iraq's “not functioning” justice system, citing numerous convictions based on confessions obtained under torture and ill-treatment, a weak judiciary, and trial proceedings that fall far short of international standards. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

26/06/2014

Femicide - A Global Issue that Demands Action

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, ACUNS Vienna organized its second annual symposium, focusing on Forced Marriage, Violence against Women and the Istanbul Convention (...) 

 

 

25/06/2014

Female genital mutilation & asylum in the european union - a statistical update

FGM is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of women and girls. The practice also violates a person's rights to health, security and physical integrity. (...) 

 

 

24/06/2014

Urban Poverty, Food Security & Climate Change - Women

The aim of this paper is to build on current understandings of urban poverty and urban food insecurity to explore how the impacts of climate change are likely to exacerbate current and future challenges. (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

21/06/2014

Reparations for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence - Guidance Note of the

This Note aims to provide policy and operational guidance for United Nations engagement in the area of reparations for victims of conflict-related sexual violence. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

17/06/2014

Integrating Gender into Internal Police Oversight

This guidance note on Integrating Gender into Internal Police Oversight is a practical resource for police services, and those who manage and support them. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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.” (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

07/06/2014

Maternity and paternity at work

The Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world report reviews national legislative provisions on maternity protection at work in 185 countries and territories, statistical coverage in law and in practice of paid maternity leave as well as statutory provision of paternity, parental and adoption leaves. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

30/05/2014

The situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories

A persistent concern is the low participation rate of women in the Palestinian labour force, which now appears to be compounded by a drop in the representation of women in decision-making bodies. (...) 

 

 

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.) (...) 

 

 

20/05/2014

Safety of journalists - Guidebook

Threats and violence against women journalists are on the rise in many regions of the world. In their work exposing injustices and bearing witness to human rights violations, women journalists are women human rights defenders, and are in need of better security and protection mechanisms. (...) 

 

 

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) (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

16/05/2014

Annual report of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

What is freedom of religion? It is a broad, inclusive right, sweeping in scope, embracing the full range of thought, belief, and behavior. But with religious freedom abuses occurring daily around the world for people of all faiths and none, it is critical that the United States recommit itself to meeting these challenges. (...) 

 

 

15/05/2014

Strengthening Older People's Rights: Towards a UN Convention

A resource for promoting dialogue on creating a new UN Convention on the Rights of Older Persons. (...) 

 

 

14/05/2014

Freedom of Thought 2013

Freedom of thought and belief must not be compromised. When regimes violently attack people for their ideas and beliefs, all human rights suffer. Oppression of thought by the state is a sign, not of strength, but of egomania and cowardice. (...) 

 

 

13/05/2014

Disposable Victims: Laws and Practices on Gender-related Killings of Women and Girls in Iran

The submission highlights the manner in which the Islamic Republic of Iran fails to protect women against gender-related killings. (...) 

 

 

08/05/2014

Benazir Bhutto

Breaking down stereotypes about the role of women and ultimately to give hope for change to millions who had no hope before. (...) 

 

 

06/05/2014

Using CEDAW to Secure Women's Land and Property Rights: A Practical Guide

The purpose of this Guide is to provide advocacy information, advice and tools to those wishing to use the Convention and its Optional Protocol to secure the land and property rights of women.  (...) 

 

 

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..." (...) 

 

 

17/04/2014

Humanity Divided: Confronting Inequality in Developing Countries

This report revisits the theoretical concepts of inequalities including their measurements, analyzes their global trends, presents the policy makers' perception of inequalities in 15 countries and identifies various policy options in combating this major development challenge of our time. (...) 

 

 

10/04/2014

Men's network promotes gender equality in Mozambique

It is increasingly being recognized that for societies to make progress women need to be treated as equal partners with men. (...) 

 

 

09/04/2014

Substantive Equality and Reproductive Rights: A Briefing Paper on Aligning Development Goals with Human Rights Obligations

International human rights norms have recognized that reproductive rights are women's rights, clarifying that violations of reproductive rights are primarily manifestations of discrimination, poverty, and violence. (...) 

 

 

08/04/2014

UN says the ballot is the best weapon Afghan women have

When you click on the official website of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan, the clock is literally ticking down to Saturday, 5 April – the day millions of Afghans will vote in landmark elections whose credibility rests on the full participation of women. (...) 

 

 

02/04/2014

Women and Explosive Weapons

Concern with the use of explosive weapons in populated areas has increased over the last few years, due to the severe harm caused to civilians and the wider community. However, the debate has so far not sufficiently highlighted the specific impact that explosive weapons have on women. (...) 

 

 

30/03/2014

Report on World Social Situation 2013: Inequality Matters

Growing inequality is neither destiny nor a necessary price to pay for economic growth according to UN DESA's report which was released on Friday, 14 February, and national policies and institutions play a crucial role in defining inequality trends. (...) 

 

 

28/03/2014

Gender balance on corporate boards - Europe is cracking the glass ceiling

The European Commission published this month a fact sheet entitled “ Europe is cracking the glass ceiling” on the development of the representation of women on the boards of listed companies in the European Union. (...) 

 

 

22/03/2014

Sexual Exploitation & Prostitution & Impact on Gender Equality

The objective of this briefing paper is to provide background information drawn from the international literature on sexual exploitation and prostitution and its impact on gender equality in relation to the report of the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee. (...) 

 

 

19/03/2014

African Women's Decade 2010 - 2020: Three Years on: 2013 Annual Review

MEWC aims to publish an annual report throughout the 10-year duration of the African Women's Decade to provide an overview of status of women's rights in Africa. It is important to keep track of countries progress with regards to gender equality in Africa for several reasons. (...) 

 

 

16/03/2014

In report to UN, record number of women winning seats in Parliaments

More women than ever before are being elected to Parliaments around the world. And if the current trend continues, gender parity is achievable in less than a generation. (...) 

 

 

14/03/2014

Women, Business and the Law 2014: Removing Restrictions to Enhance Gender Equality

In the past 50 years women's legal status has improved all over the world. But many laws still make it difficult for women to fully participate in economic life whether by getting jobs or starting businesses. (...) 

 

 

11/03/2014

Report Stresses Need for Bold Moves toward Gender Equality at Work

A new report by the World Bank Group stresses the need for bold, coordinated actions to advance equal opportunities for women in the world of work, such as addressing gender biases early, expanding women's access to property and finance, and raising legal retirement ages—with major payoffs in tackling poverty. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

02/03/2014

Ignoring equality, rights and women's health risks derailing development

While nearly 1 billion people have escaped extreme poverty in the past 20 years and child and maternal mortality have been cut by almost one half, much more work remains to be done to address inequalities and ensure the rights and dignity of all, especially women and children, top United Nations officials stressed today.  (...) 

 

 

27/02/2014

What Fathers Have to do with it: Engaging Men as Caregiving Partners

What Fathers Have to do with it - a four-page MenCare publication on the ways in which non-violent fatherhood positively impacts women's and children's well-being and gender equality.  (...) 

 

 

26/02/2014

Majorité Opprimée

Inversons les rôles. Imaginons, le temps d'une fiction, que le monde soit dominé par les femmes. Les hommes seraient, alors, les premières victimes de sexisme et de violences sexuelles. La réalisatrice française, Eléonore Pourriat, a imaginé cette situation dans un court-métrage, Majorité opprimée, sorti en 2009.(Le Figaro) (...) 

 

 

23/02/2014

Inequality is not inevitable

A new ILO book shows that the growing gap between rich and poor is only partially associated with technological change. The divide is mostly the result of economic and institutional policies that preceded the global economic and social crisis and were exacerbated by it. (...) 

 

 

20/02/2014

Substantive Equality and Reproductive Rights: A Briefing Paper on Aligning Development Goals with Human Rights Obligations

International human rights norms have recognized that reproductive rights are women's rights, clarifying that violations of reproductive rights are primarily manifestations of discrimination, poverty, and violence. Where women's rights to equality and non-discrimination are not fulfilled, women's access to reproductive health services and decision-making about their reproductive lives is limited. (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

08/02/2014

Protecting the girl child

What if instead of being treated as someone's property to be betrothed, raped, abused, sold, with no power over her destiny, a girl is healthy, safe, educated, and empowered? What if instead she has the ability to freely make informed decisions regarding whom, when and if she marries, and when and if she wants to have children? (...) 

 

 

02/02/2014

Rapport – Lutter contre les stéréotypes filles-garçons

Les inégalités entre les femmes et les hommes sont connues : les femmes comptent pour 46 % des salariés du privé mais 20 % des cadres dirigeants et 20 % des membres des conseils d'administration du CAC 40. Les femmes cadres dirigeantes sont payées 32 % de moins que les hommes – en équivalent-temps plein. (...) 

 

 

30/01/2014

Will Helen Clark be the first woman to run the UN?

As prime minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark brushed off criticism of her sex. Could she become the first woman to run the United Nations?  (...) 

 

 

29/01/2014

World Economic Forum warns of dangers in growing inequality, extreme weather

A chronic gap between rich and poor is yawning wider, posing the biggest single risk to the world in 2014, even as economies in many countries start to recover, the World Economic Forum said on Thursday.  (...) 

 

 

26/01/2014

The pride of working women

A new ILO study examines the constraints on working women in Algeria and the opportunities available to them. (...) 

 

 

25/01/2014

Un objectif autonome en faveur de la réalisation de l'égalité des sexes, des droits et l'autonomisation des femmes: impératifs et composantes clefs

La prise de conscience de l'importance de la réalisation de l'égalité des sexes, des droits et de l'autonomisation des femmes dans toutes les parties du monde est indispensable à ce cadre universel normatif ; cette responsabilité incombe à toutes et à tous et porte sur tous les domaines d'action. (...) 

 

 

24/01/2014

Droits des femmes : « Cette loi est un pack réunissant toutes celles qui la précèdent »

« J'espère que nous marquerons par notre passage l'histoire des droits des femmes. Le seul moyen d'y parvenir est de transformer l'égalité en droit, écrite dans les textes, en une égalité en fait », confiait la ministre des droits des femmes Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, lors d'un entretien en juillet... (...) 

 

 

21/01/2014

Gender on the Move: Working on the migration-development nexus from a gender perspective

Around the world, a record number of women are now migrating to seek work and better lives. For many, migration yields these benefits; for others, it carries dangerous risks, such as exploitation in domestic work, and vulnerability to violence. Migration policies and practices have been slow to recognize these risks and take steps to make the process safe for women.  (...) 

 

 

18/01/2014

UN Women annual report 2012-2013

Gender inequality, despite much progress, remains among the greatest challenges of our times. Fed by deeply embedded discrimination against women and girls, it is wrong and costly, whether it interrupts economic progress, undercuts peace or restricts the quality of leadership. Ending it should be foremost among global and national goals. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

12/01/2014

Dominique Leroy, new CEO of Belgacom

Stefaan De Clerck and Ray Stewart, who have been heading up Belgacom together since 16 November, are delighted with the Belgian Government's appointment - at Minister Jean-Pascal Labille's proposal - of Dominque Leroy as the new CEO of Belgacom for a six-year term.  (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

25/12/2013

UNESCO and partners launch Global Alliance on Media and Gender

The newly formed Alliance aims to intensify actions towards gender equality in media content and staffing. The network includes representatives of media organizations, media professionals, academics, policy-makers, civil society groups, development agencies. Membership will be dynamic and open to all parties that subscribe to the core principles. (...) 

 

 

23/12/2013

Women and men in leadership positions in the European Union, 2013

The Report on women and men in leadership positions in the European Union 2013 looks at the current situation and recent progress for gender balance across a range of decision-making positions in the public and private sectors, including business, financial institutions, politics, civil service and the judiciary (...) 

 

 

15/12/2013

Meet the Woman Who Waged an Artistic War Against Her Street Harassers

For many women, just walking down the street can mean being subject to harassment by men—from subtle comments to overtly hostile remarks. Back in 2012, fed up with such treatment, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, an oil painter by trade, decided to speak out: She produced an illustrated self-portrait with a caption—"Stop Telling Women To Smile"—and plastered copies all around her Brooklyn neighborhood. (...) 

 

 

12/12/2013

Message of UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on International Human Rights Day

UN Women Executive Director urges the world to prioritize the protection of women's human rights.  (...) 

 

 

07/12/2013

UN chief pays tribute to life and legacy of South Africa's Nelson Mandela

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his profound sadness at the passing of Nelson Mandela, extolling the life of the late human rights lawyer, prisoner of conscience, international peacemaker and first democratically-elected President of post-apartheid South Africa as an inspiration for all.  (...) 

 

 

30/09/2012

European Foresight Platform - Forward Looking Activities Governing Grand Challenges

The European Foresight Platform Final Event in Vienna, 27-28 September 2012, Institut Français, with Millennia2015 as keynote: see documents and photos  (...) 

 

 

08/09/2012

Midis de Millennia2015 - Droit des femmes à l'égalité salariale aux USA : une amorce

Millennia2015 organise son premier "Midis de Millennia2015" le jeudi 13 septembre 2012 de 12h à 14h à l'Institut Destrée, Namur. Le sujet abordé par Marcia Cohen sera: "Droit des femmes à l'égalité salariale aux USA : une amorce" en présence d'autres personnalités. (...) 

 

 

07/03/2012

Carte blanche - 8 mars 2012 : Appel à un "Printemps des femmes"

La province de Namur compte la proportion la plus basse de conseillères provinciales et seulement une femme bourgmestre... Un constat, parmi d'autres, qui interpelle L'association 100 ans au Féminin Pluriel (...) 

 

 

24/11/2011

100 ans au féminin pluriel - Intervention de Marie-Anne Delahaut

A l'occasion de la soirée "les Namuroises du centenaire" organisé le 8 novembre 2011 par le réseau namurois "100 ans au Féminin Pluriel", Marie-Anne Delahaut a participé à l'émission Point Barres du 14 novembre 2011 de la chaîne namuroise Canal C. (...) 

 

 

24/11/2011

100 ans au féminin pluriel - Intervention de Marie-Anne Delahaut

A l'occasion de la soirée "les Namuroises du centenaire" organisée le 8 novembre 2011 par le réseau namurois "100 ans au Féminin Pluriel", Marie-Anne Delahaut, responsable fondatrice de Millennia2015, a participé à l'émission Point Barre de la chaîne namuroise Canal C, le 14 novembre 2011  (...) 

 

 

01/07/2011

Conférence Millennia2015-UNESCO: 21 et 22 novembre 2011, à vos agendas!

La conférence internationale "Millennia2015, Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes" sera organisée par la Division pour l'égalité des genres du Cabinet de la Directrice générale de l'UNESCO et l'Institut Destrée, en présence de Madame Irina Bokova, Directrice générale de l'UNESCO, les lundi 21 et mardi 22 novembre 2011, au Siège de l'UNESCO à Paris. (...) 

 

 

01/07/2011

Millennia2015-UNESCO conference: 21-22.11.2011, save the dates!

The international conference "Millennia2015, An action plan for women's empowerment" will be organized by The division for Gender Equality of the cabinet of the UNESCO Director-General and The Destree Institute in the presence of Mrs Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 November 2011, at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.  (...) 

 

 

22/02/2011

Le Crans Montana Forum et Millennia2015

Le Crans Montana Forum a invité Millennia2015 à contribuer à la session "La femme et les affaires publiques dans le cadre de la coopération Sud-Sud" lors de la 5ème réunion annuelle des Premières Dames, en collaboration avec l'UNESCO et l'ISESCO. (...) 

 

 

22/02/2011

The Crans Montana Forum and Millennia2015

The Crans Montana Forum has invited Millennia2015 to contribute to the session "The South-South Cooperation and the Role of Women in Public Affairs" during the 5th annual Meeting of First Ladies, in collaboration with UNESCO and ISESCO.  (...) 

 

 

10/12/2010

The UNESCO launches Millennia2015, "An action plan for women's empowerment"

The Division for Gender Equality, Office of the Director-General, UNESCO and The Destree Institute and Millennia2015 organize a press conference on Wednesday 8 December 2010 at the UNESCO in Paris on the occasion of the launch of the international conference "Millennia 2015, An action plan for women's empowerment" that will held at the end of 2011.  (...) 

 

 

29/10/2010

Participation de la communauté Millennia2015 Goma-RDC à la Marche mondiale des femmes 2010 à Bukavu

A l'occasion de la Marche mondiale des femmes 2010, la communauté Millennia2015 Goma-RDC a pu défiler aux côtés d'autres organisations afin de réaffirmer sa détermination à lutter contre toutes les formes d'inégalités, de violences et de discriminations envers les femmes pour la construction d'un monde plus solidaire, plus équitable et plus respectueux de la diversité. (...) 

 

 

07/07/2009

Developments to Improve the Status of Women - Millennia 2015 Global Experts Study

"Developments to Improve the Status of Women" is a Millennia 2015 Global Experts Study. Conducted using the Real Time Delphi technique provided by The Millennium Project, it was designed to collect opinions about gender-sensitive issues: those that are not yet sufficiently addressed or resolved, those that are emerging or might grow in importance in the next two decades, as well as policies, strategies, challenges and barriers to improving the status of women worldwide and in specific regions or cultures. The 74 pages study also considers the organizations that exist or should be established to address them. The horizon is 2018.  (...) 

 

 

12/02/2008

Mileva Maric, A woman behind Einstein Theory of Relativity?

Mileva Maric found in Albert Einstein someone with whom share its love by the physics. She was the first woman in receiving the master's degree and according to the investigator E.H. Walker the fundamental ideas of the theory of the relativity are hers that made his husband world-wide famous. (...) 

 

 

 

 

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