Tag Archives: GenderPolitics

#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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Brussels: EU action triggers steady progress in gender equality

[Brussels 14/04/2014] In 2013 the European Commission continued taking action to improve equality between women and men, including steps to close the gender gaps in employment, pay and pensions discrepancies, to combat violence and to promote equality in decision-making. Efforts … Continue reading

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Canada: More women elected in BC than ever before. Gender Equality in Canadian Politics.

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Clark wooed women back to the liberals Vancouver Sun Mary Chapman, a University of B.C. professor who specializes in women’s involvement in political movements, said it is too simplistic to…

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Iranian Cleric: Women Can’t Be President. Lesotho court upholds law barring princesses from succeeding.

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Among the women, Talpur won by the largest margin — 64,438 votes. PHOTO: FILE Surmounting all odds: Only six women make it to national and 10 to provincial … The…

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Margaret Thatcher versus feminisn | two articles

Hadley Freeman in The Guardian explains what was obvious Margaret Thatcher was no feminist, and Rachel Roberst in Independent discusses the question: ‘Feminists should weep’ at the death of Margaret Thatcher – and why would that be, exactly? Enjoy reading.   … Continue reading

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LIVE NOW Humanitarian Congress Vienna: Gender Matters

Second Humanitarian Congress in Vienna; 8th March 2013 University of Vienna Click here for further information

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#UNwomen launches One Woman Song for Int. Women’s Day

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