20 October 2015 – The lives of women and girls around the world have improved in several areas over the last 20 years but they continue to be victims of gender based discrimination and violence, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations.
MOHESHALI, Bangladesh – Something went terribly wrong when Asta Banu gave birth. Her labour was difficult and seemed to take forever. When the baby – a boy – was finally born, he was unresponsive. Although Ms. Banu’s family quickly arranged transportation to the Thakurgaon District Hospital, their efforts were in […]
Although women are outpacing men in achieving higher levels of education, they are still more likely to pursue the humanities as opposed to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. That’s according to the World’s Women 2015, a UN report which looks at how women worldwide are faring in eight critical areas […]
The work of a gynaecologist who treats rape victims who have been subjected to sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the focus of a film which has just been released. “The Man Who Mends Women”, tells the story of Dr Denis Mukwege.
Based on more than twenty-five years of in-depth surveys involving 100,000 men and women across dozens of Fortune 500 companies, Annis and Marron provide a deeper understanding of the forces that create and perpetuate gender inequality. “Gender Intelligence” exposes common false assumptions and shows how a growing number of leading-edge […]
Powerful stories from women of colour in NYC … https://youtube.com/watch?v=ePGSwDLzSvM%3Ffs%3D1 Breaking Silence: A Hearing on Girls of Color presented by the African American Policy Forum (http://www.aapf.org) and Girls for Gender Equity (http://www.ggenyc.org). Hosted at Columbia Law… Video Rating: 0 / 5
Christiane Amanpour underscores the need for gender equality in all aspects of society and specifically in and through media: “From all my experience working in the field for over 20 years… Video Rating: 4 / 5
made with ezvid, free download at http://ezvid.com Celebrating 40 Years of Working for Gender Equity This Holiday Season. Video Rating: 0 / 5 Dr. Kate Ott talks about the meaning of gender equity and how it affects our youth ministries Dr. Kate Ott is an Assistant Professor of Christian Social […]
Recordings of Workshop 0787: Approaches to enhance social and gender equity and value indigenous knowledge through integrated ecosystem-based planning. All i… Video Rating: 0 / 5