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11.5.2018

Feminist mobilization, claims making and policy change / Nitya Rao... [et al.]

More than two decades after the Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, gender equality policies have not delivered in the ways envisaged. This special cluster of articles seeks to understand why. Women's mobilization and feminist activism was central to the Beijing process and the...

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5.3.2018

El Salvador's Gangs Are Targeting Young Girls - The Atlantic

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11.7.2017

L’aide pour le commerce et le genre : enseignements tirés de l’expérience d’entrepreneuses africaines | International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development

Les initiatives d’aide pour le commerce centrées sur le genre ont le potentiel de considérablement accélérer la réalisation des Objectifs de développement durable en Afrique. Cet article présente et met en lumière les principales mesures à prendre...
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10.7.2017

No Justice, ‘No Value’ for Women in a Lawless Afghan Province

If Afghanistan is one of the worst places to be a woman, then Ghor Province may be the country’s capital of gender-based violence.

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5.3.2015

Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity: Picture It!

20 years ago [September 1995], 189 countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a visionary roadmap for women's rights and empowerment. Much has been achieved since then, but much more needs to be done and can be done. A world...
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19.3.2014

Who Cares

The film 'Who Cares' takes a unique approach to presenting research on unpaid care work linking women and girl's economic empowerment and their human rights. The story follows a woman caregiver, living in poverty, throughout her daily journey as she...
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7.3.2014

Closing the gap between men and women in agriculture

The world cannot eliminate hunger without closing the gap between men and women in agriculture. With equal access to productive resources and services, such as land, water and credit, women farmers can produce 20 to 30 percent more food, enough to...

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11.5.2018

Feminist mobilization, claims making and policy change / Nitya Rao... [et al.]

More than two decades after the Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, gender equality policies have not delivered in the ways envisaged. This special cluster of articles seeks to understand why. Women's mobilization and feminist activism was central to the Beijing process and the...
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25.4.2018

Die soziale und arbeitsrechtliche Situation von Frauen in der Bekleidungsindustrie in Bangladesch, Äthiopien und Myanmar / Annika Salingré

Diese Analyse beschreibt die Situation von Frauen in der Bekleidungsindustrie in den aufstrebenden Textilmärkten Äthiopien und Myanmar und setzt sie in Bezug zu den bereits besser bekannten Arbeitsbedingungen in Bangladesch. Sie stellt die Grundlage dar zur Erarbeitung weiterer Materialien für die...
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9.4.2018

Arab spring or arab automn? : women’s political participation in the uprisings and beyond / Care International

This paper draws on country reports conducted by teams of researchers in Egypt, Morocco, the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and Yemen, and a regional synthesis paper authored by Maha Aon. [Care International]

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