The Gender and Transition Workshop at the NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies invites speakers to submit proposals for talks for the academic year 2008-2009.
Prepared by Cheryl A. Thomas for Expert Group Meeting on good practices in legislation on violence against women United Nations Office at Vienna, Austria.
Each year since 1991, tens of thousands of activists from every region of the world have taken part in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign. The campaign’s central messages – women’s rights are human rights and violence against women constitutes a violation of human rights – have been a rallying call of the women’s movement.
4-6 November 2009, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Taskforce Part-Time Plus invites researchers and professionals with academic and/or practical knowledge and expertise in the field of increasing female labour participation to submit an abstract before June 15th, 2009.
BOSTON - 05.11.2009 - Our Bodies Ourselves today inducted 20 Women's Health Heroes, honoring the work of women's health advocates worldwide:http://www.ourbodiesourblog.org/womens-health-heroes-2009
Deadline for applications: 20 July 2009. The Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation (BGRF), in cooperation with the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) and the Network of East-West Women (NEWW), are announcing their Call for Applications for the Third Round of the Women’s Human Rights Training Institute (WHRTI), 2009-2011.
On 9 November 1989 the Berlin Wall fell, taking world leaders by surprise and bringing an end to the Cold War. A ‘policy window’ was opened leading to the redefinition of development co-operation in Europe and internationally.
New York,09.04.09.This is an appeal.Facing the systemic and global crisis, the G20 has presented a series of measures, without consulting the majority of the countries of the world.
MOSCOW, Apr 22 (IPS) - Over a quarter of Armenian women have been hit or beaten by a family member and about two thirds have experienced psychological abuse, yet the state grossly fails to prevent, investigate and punish domestic violence, say researchers and rights activists.
By Mirjana Dokmanovic, New York. The Women's Working Group on Financing for Development (WWG on FfD) calls for structural, sustainable, gender equitable and rights based responses to the global financial crisis. The Group has developed a Declaration, at the consultation in New York, April 24-26.
US President Barack Obama created a new foreign policy position designed to tackle global women's issues. Obama named Melanne Verveer, an aide in former president Bill Clinton's administration, as ambassador-at-large for international women's issues. She will serve at the State Department under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Mama Cash aims to develop its grantmaking in the area of women and girls’ agency and participation by creating the new grantmaking portfolio titled Voice. The portfolio will support women and girls’ organizations and initiatives to make their voices heard and to gain more influence and take leadership in shaping the social, cultural and political processes that affect their lives.
OBOS (Our Bodies Ourselves) Collective has launched its first ever Women's Health Heroes Contest - to celebrate individuals that make a difference in the lives of women.
The interactive network portal www.grassrootsfeminism.net is a new and unique feminist meeting point. This website aims to establish transnational feminist networks and to archive cultural and political activities of the grassroots feminist movement worldwide.
The integration of a gender perspective into programming and policy-making – Gender Mainstreaming – has become a key priority of UNDP. Towards this end, 'Gender Mainstreaming in Practice: A Toolkit' integrates a gender perspective into the analysis of work, home, and public life in order to improve policy-making and programming.