World: Women’s rights, gender equality in focus. Women’s rights around the globe: behind the data. Why progress in women’s rights has been compromised.

More Israeli soldiers reporting sexual harassment Haaretz Rachel Tevet Wiesel, to the Knesset Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality, headed by MK Aliza Lavie. Among the incidents, 49 …

Women’s rights around the globe: behind the data The Guardian More than 130 of 143 countries have gender equality laws, 142 grant equal rights for men and women on property ownership and 129 have laws …

Why progress in women’s rights has been compromised The Guardian Many of these newer actors approach women and girls without addressing the root causes of gender inequality – essentially treating as technical, …

About women’s rights and gender equality in focus The Guardian The women’s rights and gender equality in focus section of the Global development website launched in February 2014 to provide a specific focus on …

Bahraini women urged to not set unrealistic conditions Trade Arabia – Labour Ministry Under-Secretary Sabah Al Dossary said one of their biggest challenges was to encourage job-seekers, especially women, to take up …

Istanbul tops gender equality index Hurriyet Daily News – Istanbul, Tunceli, Bolu, Düzce and Eskişehir are Turkey’s leading cities in maintaining social gender equality, according to a report by Ankara-based …

Forum of men’s rights organisations set to float a political party IBNLive – A forum of men’s rights organisations has decided to float a political party to address issues concerning men and fight for gender equality and social …

Indian politicians are changing their attitudes toward rape Public Radio International – Asha Mirje, a member of India’s Nationalist Congress Party told women they … Mirje is also a gynecologist and a member of Maharashtra’sWomen’s …

Thane Municipal Corporation’s budget: Women’s safety high on … Times of India – “Once they (women) start participating regularly, it will be easier for them to highlight the issues and rights of other women. Right now, the standing …

Parties cannot ignore power of women voters Times of India – Mini Mishra, who has a BTech degree, said, “There should be equal representation ofwomen in the state assembly and parliamentary elections.

Govt subsidizes loans for rural women self-help groups Livemint – New Delhi: Ahead of the general elections expected in April-May, the Congress party-led government on Monday announced the implementation of a …

Haiti – Politic : The importance of women in political life Haitilibre.com In addition, the platform wishes to emphasize that women should not only be actives mobilizers or organizers of electoral campaigns, but they must …

Pacific women gather in Fiji to boost representation in politics Radio New Zealand – A group of Pacific women politicians and leaders have met in Fiji to find ways to boost the number of Pacific women in elected positions. The Pacific …

Women urged to take up leadership roles GhanaWeb – She said women constituted majority of the country’s population, so it was necessary for them to be well represented to make meaningful impact on …

OSC Proposes Rule Amendments Regarding Disclosure Of Women … Mondaq News Alerts (registration) – The proposed amendments would require that an issuer discloses whether and, if so how, it considers the level of representation of women in …

Women Members of National Dialogue National Yemen – The women representation in decision-making is still limited as they lack equal representation in governments, in representative institutions such as …

Afghan Youth Debates: Women’s Limited Role in Politics Under Threat Institute for War and Peace Reporting – Noor Mohammad Noor, a spokesman for the Independent Elections Commission (IEC), said that attitudes towards female members of parliament and …

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