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Kurdish men dress in drag to support gender equality. Quotas needed to boost equality in Irish boardrooms.

Why I am a Feminist: Born in Morocco, Then a Parisian Banker – Now a Gender … Huffington Post UK I co-founded with Mariella Fostrup and Jason McCue, the human rights lawyer, the GREAT Initiative: a foundation to fight for gender equality in Africa and here. Through the foundation we have been helping grassroots women’s organisations in Africa …

The campaign, “Kurd Men for Equality”, features men dressed in drag to support gender equality in Iran.


Kurdish men dress in drag to support gender equality
GlobalPost
They led a march of more than one hundred women in a civil resistance campaign for gender equality. Soon thereafter, an advocacy group called ‘Kurd Men for Equality’ joined the women in solidarity — but they took to social media rather than the streets.

Gozitan Maria Attard in ‘Women inspiring Europe’ calendar Gozo News For the third consecutive year, the European Institute for Gender Equality has published a calendar featuring ‘Women inspiring Europe.’ The EIGE aims in promoting gender equality together with fighting and raising awareness on gender issues. By means …

Quotas needed to boost equality in Irish boardrooms, conference told Irish Times Irish boardrooms could face more than a century of gender inequality unless quotas and initiatives to get women into senior management positions are put in place, according to a meeting held by the National Women’s Council of Ireland yesterday. Calls …

Argentina’s Ambassador Patricia Vaca Narvaja Vi… The Yucatan Times Ambassador Vaca Narvaja is a sterling example of the empowerment of women in Latin American politics. In her book, Political Power and Women’s Representation in Latin America, author Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer writes that Vaca Narvaja was the first …

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