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136. DAPHNE Project at the University of Ljubljana

The two year Daphne research project Ways of Implementing the EU Directives on Violence against Women, Children and Youth: Good Practices and Recommendations has just been successfully accomplished.

2009-09-29 13:35:09 / 1406 readings

137. Film: Trial of a Child Denied - Coercieve Sterilization - Czech Republic

When Helena Ferenciková was 19 years old and in the throes of labor
with her first child, she was told to sign a document. Only
afterwards did she realize she had authorized her own sterilization.

2009-09-23 10:34:05 / 1007 readings

138. What Remains of Srebrenica: Motherhood, Transitional Justice and Yearning for the Truth by Olivera Simic

This article explores the role of the local non-governmental association ‘Mothers of Srebrenica’ in the complex transitional justice processes in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The association gathers women who survived the Srebrenica genocide in July 1995 and creates an important public space for the crying out of their grievances and lobbing for their goals.

2009-08-27 12:30:59 / 1199 readings

139. The Price of Sex: Women Speak

Photographer Mimi Chakarova spent seven years delving into the world of sex trafficking in Eastern Europe, even going undercover to document the situation. The result is an intimate multimedia portrait of these women's lives.

2009-08-17 09:01:11 / 1624 readings

140. Gender at Work


Gender at Work promotes women’s empowerment  and gender equality through institutional change.
We accomplish this by analyzing an organization’s culture, policies and leadership, and by encouraging practical changes that have a direct, positive impact both on the organization and the communities it serves.

2009-08-17 08:49:12 / 1470 readings

141. Gender and Migration

Various migration studies demonstrate that motivations as well as routes of migrants are gender specific, their integration into host societies is shaped by varying mechanisms and their socially constructed gender identities undergo significant changes as a reaction to migration experiences.

2009-08-17 08:31:52 / 1280 readings

142. The first Call for Proposals for the Fund for Gender Equality

The Fund is a multi-donor initiative dedicated to the advancement of high-impact gender equality programmes that focus on women’s economic and/or political empowerment at local and national levels.

2009-08-17 08:17:54 / 1471 readings

143. Lady Thatcher - 30 years on

How Margaret Thatcher used money to change the face of Britain?

2009-08-11 10:09:14 / 1411 readings

144. Domestic Workers Deserve Basic Rights

In Demark, despite strict immigration laws, it isn’t uncommon to see large groups of young Filipina women congregating on train station platforms or giggling together in public.

2009-08-11 09:46:20 / 1421 readings

145. Czech Republic - Human Rights & Minorities Minister Draws Attention to Forced Sterilization of Romani Women

Elena Gorolová of the Group of Women Harmed by Forced Sterilization in Ostrava told ČTK yesterday that the most recent forced sterilization incident concerning a Romani woman in the Czech Republic of which the Group is aware occurred in 2007. The incident allegedly concerns a Romani mother of four from Frýdek-Místek, who is now 40 years old.

2009-07-22 09:31:39 / 1464 readings

146. Czech Republic - Anti-Discrimination Act Finally Passed

More than one year after Czech President Klaus vetoed the Anti-Discrimination Act, the lower house has overturned his veto and passed it. 118 MPs supported the legislation, 16 opposed it. The Czech Republic could have been subjected to high EU fines had it failed to pass the law, which outlines the right to equal treatment and bans discrimination in access to employment, participation in enterprise, education and health care.

2009-07-20 07:45:43 / 1641 readings

147. Eva-Britt Svensson: a feminist appointed chair of the European Parliament Committee on Women's Rights!

Eva-Britt Svensson is a Swedish feminist from the Left group (GUE/NGL). Some of the issues that she has already highlighted and that she will be working towards are the appointment of an EU Commissioner responsible for gender equality, 

2009-07-18 14:06:23 / 1256 readings

148. Wanted Project Co-ordinator - Gender

 The OECD Development Centre is looking for Project co-ordinator to co-ordinate the gender activities of the Centre with the ultimate goal of improving policies affecting gender imbalances. The Development Centre is a unique institution within the OECD and the international community, where the governments of member and partner countries, enterprises and civil society organisations discuss questions of common interest informally.

2009-07-15 08:28:52 / 1396 readings

149. The Czech Contribution to an Effective Gendered Development

On the occasion of the Czech Republic’s Presidency of the Council of the EU in the first half of 2009, the Czech NGDOs platform FoRS carried out an ambitious ‘presidency’ project.

2009-07-14 08:28:51 / 1466 readings

150. Make Noise for a Free Choice

Take Action: Petition: Europe's Women's Right to Free, Legal and Safe Abortions - Make Noise for Free Choice.

2009-06-14 22:14:44 / 1257 readings
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