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196. Ryanair Sexist Calendar

Low-cost airline Ryanair has received a reprimand from Sweden's Trade Ethical Council against Sexism in Advertising (ERK) for an ad campaign featuring a scantily clad woman posing as a schoolgirl.

2008-11-21 18:04:45 / 1094 readings

197. New EWL Publication

Working together - Prevention and assistance to women victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation

2008-11-21 09:51:08 / 929 readings

198. European Development Days

The third edition of the European Development Days will take place in Strasbourg (France) on 15–17 November 2008. We look forward to welcoming you to Europe's first meeting of development cooperation practitioners and decision-makers.

2008-11-13 14:35:15 / 927 readings

199. Norway Tops Gender Equality List

Norway has topped a league of countries in closing the gender gap, followed by three other Nordic nations, a survey by the World Economic Forum says.

2008-11-13 12:12:48 / 915 readings

200. Feminism In Transnationl Perspective

Centre for Women's Studies from Zagreb invites for postgraduate course FEMINISMS IN TRANSNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE: Spirituality, religiosity and secular lives. Feminist challenges for theory and practice that will take place at at the Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik, Croatia, in May 25–29, 2009.

2008-11-06 12:16:30 / 961 readings

201. Pregnant Teenagers Crucifixion Sculptures at European Social Forum

At the European Social Forum in Malmo, Sweden, 4 teenagers will be crucified on 4 metre high crosses of copper.

2008-11-05 12:17:33 / 1006 readings

202. Proposal of an International Tax Compact

Tax flight is a major impediment to development. It causes an immense loss of resources in developing countries – resources which could be used to finance development. Industrialised countries are as much affected as developing countries. It is estimated that on either side, losses amount to some 500 billion US dollars a year.

2008-10-29 13:37:39 / 1149 readings

203. Lesbian Lives: Call for Papers

Lesbian Lives XVI, Representations of the Lesbian in Art, Culture and the Media, Friday 13 - Saturday 14 February 2009. University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland.

2008-10-29 13:29:18 / 957 readings

204. Three Women Sailed to International Waters

Three women embarked on the Women on Waves ship to sail to the high, free seas. The ship was accompanied by three other boats filled with press. In international waters, the ship is ruled by Dutch law. Under Dutch  law, women with unwanted pregnancies can take the abortion pill free of charge and without the permission of a psychiatrist that is required by Spanish law.

2008-10-29 12:58:25 / 891 readings

205. MIGS Flyers on Trafficking in Women

On the occasion of European Anti-Trafficking Day, the Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) in partnership with Prologue Consultancy Ltd has published flyers aimed at increasing awareness among potential buyers of sexual services on trafficking in women for the purpose of sexual exploitation.

2008-10-29 12:44:46 / 909 readings

206. Invitation to a ENP Seminar

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to a presentation and discussion on the EU’s cooperation in 6 countries covered by the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). The presentation will be based on the outcomes of national workshops organized by civil society organizations in Moldova, Egypt, Morocco, Georgia, Ukraine and Palestine. These workshops were undertaken as part of a project entitled “European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument: Towards a People`s Partnership”.

2008-10-29 12:16:41 / 1013 readings

207. Internship in the European Parliament

Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and Viktória Mohácsi, Member of European Parliament (ALDE) herewith invite applications for a 3 months internship in the European Parliament, at the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE), in Brussels, from January 2009 till April 2009. Deadline for applications: 5 November 2008.

2008-10-29 10:55:28 / 1031 readings

208. Executive director for ILGA-Europe

We are working for the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people all over Europe. Our office is in Brussels and as Executive Director you will be managing a staff of 14 and a budget of 1, 8 million euro from the European Union, the Sigrid Rausing Trust, the Tides Foundation and the Open Society Institute amongst other funders.

2008-10-15 12:45:49 / 1024 readings

209. New Maternity Leave Directive

The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) welcomes the Commission’s proposal released last Friday to amend the current European Directive on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health at work of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding.

2008-10-14 10:44:53 / 2630 readings

210. Racism and Fascism in Eastern Europe

The next edition of the antiracist journal ZAG (www.zag-berlin.de, print run of 1000) concentrates on the
subject “Racism and Fascism in Eastern Europe”. Herewith, we would like to ask for handing in proposals for
articles. The articles should comprise 12.000 signs (inclusive blank signs); the deadline will be in the beginning
of January 2009. Of course, we’ll be happy about earlier submitted articles.

2008-10-14 10:01:10 / 1003 readings
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