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Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 03 - Philippe Defeyt 

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Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 04 - Christine Mahy 

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

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Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 07 - Vien Nguyen 

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Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 24 - Maxime Prévot 

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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  (...) 




Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Paule Scutenaire

La précarité en agriculture trouve notamment ses racines dans une administration de plus en plus prégnante, voire excessive des exigences normatives de plus en plus élevées. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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 (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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! (...) 




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". (...) 




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? (...) 




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.  (...) 




The State of Food and Agriculture - Innovation in family farming

More than 500 million family farms manage the majority of the world's agricultural land and produce most of the world's food. (...) 




Informal Economy Monitoring Study Sector Report: Home-Based Workers

Although they remain largely invisible, home-based workers are engaged in many branches of industry and represent a significant share of urban employment in some countries, particularly for women and especially in Asia. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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). (...) 




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. (...) 




Gender in Agriculture - Sourcebook

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




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. (...) 




Substantive Equality and Reproductive Rights

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




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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.” (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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) (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




Women, Work, and the Economy: Macroeconomic Gains from Gender Equity

Women make up a little over half the world's population, but their contribution to measured economic activity, growth, and well-being is far below its potential, with serious macroeconomic consequences. (...) 




The Status of Women in the U.S. Media 2014

Gender inequality among journalists is evident across all media outlets and all issues: 36% to 63%. “These findings confirm an ongoing truth that is not just disappointing, but unfortunate for all of us in so many ways. News media are at their best when they call upon the wisdom of all the people whom they serve, when they reflect everyone's experience and bring in the hopes and dreams and fears of every sort of person.  (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. Discriminatory rules bar women from certain jobs, restrict access to capital for women-owned firms and limit women's capacity to make legal decisions. (...) 




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. (...) 




Global employement trends 2014 - Risk of a jobless recovery

The global labour market situation remains uneven and fragile. True, there are encouraging signs of economic recovery in those advanced economies most affected by the global financial crisis which erupted in 2008. [Aussi en français; en español también] (...) 




Who Cares: Unpaid care work, poverty and women's / girl's human rights

Unpaid care work underpins the well-being of all societies, rich and poor, but is unrecognised and undervalued by policymakers and legislators. (...) 




The pride of working women

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




Seedpods Worth More than Gold in Argentina's Arid North

Tired of the drought driving away their men and killing their livestock, the women of Guanaco Sombriana, a town in northern Argentina, have found a new source of income by using the seedpods of native trees that up to now merely provided shade in this arid landscape.  (...) 




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.  (...) 




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. (...) 




Perception sur la situation de la femme au Guatemala

Suite à la réalisation d'un stage dans le cadre d'un master en coopération au développement, j'ai pu vivre dans la République de Guatemala pendant trois mois, l'été de 2011. C'est à travers ce projet, et aussi, à travers mon expérience de vie en général dans le pays, que j'ai pu percevoir la situation de la femme au Guatemala.  (...) 




Communauté Millennia2015 Sénégal : réunion à Namur

Une réunion de la Communauté Millennia2015 Sénégal s'est tenue à Namur le mercredi 24 novembre 2010 en présence la délégation de l'Union des Femmes Chefs d'Entreprises du Sénégal. (...) 





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