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28.6.2018

Marielle Franco and Brazilian Democracy at a Crossroads - Metropolitics

Marielle Franco's life and death raised questions about the limits of Brazil's New Republic. It revealed the rising stakes, particularly for women

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28.6.2018

Marielle Franco and Brazilian Democracy at a Crossroads - Metropolitics

Marielle Franco's life and death raised questions about the limits of Brazil's New Republic. It revealed the rising stakes, particularly for women
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5.3.2018

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

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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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27.6.2018

De l'usage du genre / Aurélie Leroy... [et al.]

"Affirmons-le d’emblée, le genre n’est pas un concept éthéré, délié des contextes de son émergence ou de son importation. Il est ouvertement politique, pour le meilleur et quelque fois pour le pire. Conçu comme un outil d’analyse critique, il a dénaturalisé et révélé le caractère socialement...
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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...
Article
6.4.2018

Informelle Arbeit und Frauenrechte / Johanna Sittel... [et al.]

Informell, prekär, befristet – was im Globalen Norden immer mehr Einzug hält, ist für Frauen im Globalen Süden Normalität. Je nach Region arbeiten bis zu 90 % der Frauen in informellen Beschäftigungsverhältnissen, das bedeutet ohne Arbeitsvertrag, ohne Anspruch auf Gesundheits- und Pensionsvorsorge...

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