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Is feminism an elitist preoccupation? Male Participation in Gender Equality. Gender Equality and Growth in Brazil.

Inequality in the Pursuit of Feminism New York Times Is feminism an elitist preoccupation? A new British study argues that feminism here has failed working-class women by focusing obsessively on equality in the boardroom and the faltering race to break the glass ceiling. While feminist advances are often measured by counting the number of women in senior public positions, the shrinking power of women at the other end of the income spectrum is too often ignored, according to the report published by the Institute for Public Policy Research, a left-leaning organization based in London.

Senior project officer of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Ma Leijun recently called for males to participate in gender equality. [Women of China]

Ma Leijun: Male Participation in Gender Equality Women of China Platform for Action, drawn up by the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995, emphasized gender mainstreaming and provided guidelines to serve as a global strategy to improve gender equality. In recent years, also, the …

Making the Constitution a Reality for the Women of Zimbabwe AllAfrica.com The second Zimbabwe SADC Gender Protocol Summit closed at Pandhari Lodge on March 26 2013, with resounding pledges to advance gender equality in line with the new Constitution adopted days earlier. Zimbabweans went to the polls on 16 March to …

Gender Equality and Growth in Brazil Council on Foreign Relations (blog) The result of these increases is that “fostering gender equality, which may depend significantly on the externalities that infrastructure creates in terms of women’s time allocation and bargaining power, can have a substantial impact on long-run growth …

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