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181. Invitation: Gender & Transformation: Women in Postsocialism

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.

2009-06-29 07:55:52 / 975 readings

182. Legal Reform on Domestic Violence in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Prepared by Cheryl A. Thomas for Expert Group Meeting on good practices in legislation on violence against women United Nations Office at Vienna, Austria.

2009-06-05 09:00:38 / 1022 readings

183. COMMIT ▪ ACT ▪ DEMAND: We CAN End Violence Against Women!

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. 

2009-05-23 21:54:18 / 1038 readings

184. Call for Papers: "24orMore" - Conference on Increasing Female Labour Participation

4-6 November 2009, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsThe 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.

2009-05-22 13:30:13 / 945 readings

185. Our Bodies Ourselves Announces 2009 Women's Health Heroes

BOSTON 05.11.2009 - Our Bodies Ourselves today inducted 20 Women's Health Heroes, honoring the work of women's health advocates worldwide:

2009-05-18 10:09:24 / 987 readings

186. Deadline for Applications for Women's Human Rights Training Institute 2009-2011 Extended till July 20

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.

2009-05-14 20:29:17 / 1419 readings

187. New Book: Window of Opportunity

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.

2009-05-11 22:42:35 / 1048 readings

188. Letter to Social Movements, NGOs and Intellectuals on UN Conference on World Crisis (G192)

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.

2009-05-07 20:50:41 / 865 readings

189. Armenia, Belarus, Ukraine - Ominous Silence About Domestic Violence

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.

2009-05-03 17:57:08 / 997 readings

190. Women Call for Structural, Sustainable, Gender Equitable and Rights Based Responses to the Financial Crises

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.

2009-05-03 17:27:37 / 1079 readings

191. Obama Creates Post for International Women's Issues


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.


2009-04-14 09:32:18 / 1136 readings

192. New Job Opening at MamaCash

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.

2009-04-09 15:34:37 / 1275 readings

193. Our Bodies Ourselves Women's Health Heroes Contest

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. 


2009-04-02 21:44:47 / 1012 readings

194. Feminist Meeting Point Established

The interactive network portal 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.

2009-04-02 21:24:37 / 1053 readings

195. Gender Mainstreaming in Practice: A Toolkit

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.

2009-04-02 15:24:02 / 1006 readings
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