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16.10.2018

Access to justice for women in Tajikistan

Over the last quarter century, Tajik people have suffered from horrible civil war, economic collapse and a massive labour migration following the break-up of the Soviet Union and independence from it. Many women were left with no support, since...

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16.10.2018

Access to justice for women in Tajikistan

Over the last quarter century, Tajik people have suffered from horrible civil war, economic collapse and a massive labour migration following the break-up of the Soviet Union and independence from it. Many women were left with no support, since...
Online article
16.10.2018

"I would like to be involved, but I just don't have time"

Nepal’s new 2015 constitution guarantees full and equal rights for women, giving them formal equality with men. Yet in practice this status remains barely imaginable to most Nepalese women. This article considers the extent to which the provisions...
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16.10.2018

From German rural women for rural women in Ghana

Women are key actors in rural development but also face numerous challenges when working as smallholder farmers. The German Association of Rural Women (Deutscher LandFrauenverband, DLV) has taken up the task of strengthening Ghanaian women...

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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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3.10.2018

Le défi tunisien / no. coord. par Akram Belkaïd

L’histoire de la Tunisie contemporaine se confond avec de multiples combats : indépendance (1956), émancipation des femmes sous la présidence de Habib Bourguiba, révoltes successives contre des régimes autoritaires puis policiers. Une nouvelle ère s’est ouverte avec le déclenchement, en janvier...
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26.9.2018

Gender equity : ways to reach SDG 5 / Letty Chiwara... [et al.]

No doubt a lot has happened in terms of gender equity and equality over the last few decades. There are women who head states and hold high positions in international organisations. There are women who successfully lead enterprises and have long ceased limiting their role to that of a caregiver...
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17.9.2018

Wahlen und politische Partizipation / Rosa Zechner... [et al.]

Der Anlass für den Schwerpunkt unserer Herbstausgabe ist das 100-Jahr-Jubliäum des Frauenwahlrechts in Österreich. Aktuell hat das österreichische Parlament einen Frauenanteil von 35,52 Prozent. Im weltweiten Vergleich landet Österreich damit zwar im oberen Drittel, aber auf den ersten Plätzen...

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