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Books about women don’t win big awards: some data | Nicola Griffith

Nicola Griffith’s study of six major awards in the last 15 years shows male subjects the predominant focus of winning novels: ” When women win literary awards for fiction it’s usually for writing from a male perspective and/or about men. … Continue reading

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#WomensProgress2015 – Transforming Economies, Realizing Women’s Rights

UN Women report “Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights” have been launched on 27 April in  London, New York, Mexico City, Nairobi, Bangkok, Alexandria and Sydney and unveils far-reaching alternative policy agenda to transform economies and … Continue reading

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Guides to including a gender+ perspective

New resources to implement the gender perspective in evaluation are available. EvalPartners Innovation Challenge initiative of EF&GR Task Force supported the compilation of a  guide to include a gender+ perspective in VOPEs: innovating to improve institutional capacities. The guide is available … Continue reading

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Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) 2015

Gender equality in the news media was scrutinized on March 25 in more than 130 countries around the world. National newspapers, television, radio and internet news broadcasts and tweets were analyzed by the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) from Argentina … Continue reading

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#heforshe – a positive turn for feminism?

Inviting men to take equality as their issue, too, does not only mean, to claim for their rights and to make the inequalities affecting men visible. It also means to firmly and forthright support women’s equal rights, as well as … Continue reading

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#Beijing+20 Campaign: Empowering Women – Investing in Girls

[Text reposted from UN Women_The Beijing Platform for ActionTurns 20] They go to school, help with housework, work in factories, make friends, care for elder and younger family members and prepare themselves to take on the responsibilities of adulthood. Girls … Continue reading

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Gender equality in ICT: GEM-TECH awards 2014

ITU and UN Women are partnering to launch a new global technology award that recognizes outstanding contributions from women and men in leveraging the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to promote gender equality. The annual GEM-TECH Awards will … Continue reading

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