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Selected Gender Issues in Three Water Sectors of Importance in Rural Areas: Water and Sanitation, Environment and Agriculture.

2012-03-05 21:08:52 / 1497 readings

32. Surviving Peace by by Olivera Simić

'HOW close have you been to death?' she asked me while I was drinking a cocktail at her housewarming party. I was breathless and just stared at her, not knowing how to respond.

2012-01-29 10:26:20 / 1767 readings

33. New York University Gender and Europe Workshop

The Gender and  Europe  Workshop at the NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies invites speakers to submit proposals for talks for  spring 2012

2011-12-31 00:14:45 / 1434 readings

34. LAST CHANCE to fill in 2011 AWID Global Survey: Where is the Money for Women's Rights?

We are writing to you from AWID's Where is the Money for Women's Rights? (WITM) Initiative. WITM carries out research on funding trends for women's rights and gender equality work around the world. 

2011-12-16 21:19:27 / 1338 readings

35. 2011 16 Days Campaign

Sexual violence is one of the most brutal forms of gender inequality and is a violation of human rights that cannot be ignored. Across Europe one in 10 women have suffered sexual violence.

2011-12-04 14:34:27 / 1178 readings

36. UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women 2011 Call for Proposals

The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women is accepting applications for its 16th grant cycle (2011) from government authorities, civil society organizations and networks.

2011-11-26 14:52:13 / 1359 readings

37. Three Global Fund for Women Grantees Win Nobel Peace Prize

We celebrate and congratulate Global Fund for Women grantees, Leymah Gbowee, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Yemini pro-democracy activist, Tawakkul Karman, who share the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.


2011-10-08 19:05:53 / 1617 readings

38. No to violence against women - United Nations European ad competition

Every vote cast will be submitted as an Action to the Say NO - UNITE Campaign.  The ad with the most votes will be awarded the Public Prize.

2011-07-27 04:35:59 / 1804 readings

39. Twentieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Network East-West Women CALL FOR SPEAKERS

The GENDER and TRANSFORMATION in EUROPE Workshop invites speakers to submit proposals for Friday afternoon talks for Fall 2011 at the NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies.


2011-07-11 16:16:21 / 2813 readings

40. NEWW elected as one of the 2011 Women's Health Heroes

NEWW is proud to be a part of Our Bodies Ourselves Network.  It is a vibrant international network of social change activists that is fearlessly working to secure ground on health and human rights.

2011-06-12 21:09:02 / 1663 readings

41. Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro Named CEO of the Global Fund for Women

After an intensive and thoughtful search,  Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro was appointed as the new President and CEO of the Global Fund for Women

2011-05-23 19:01:46 / 1900 readings

42. New Publication on Gender Equality and Clean Energy

Two leaps forward are needed to attain the transition from consumerism to sustainability: a leap from sexism to gender equality, and a leap from fossil fuels to clean energy.

2011-05-16 07:35:44 / 1753 readings

43. In Nepal Violence against Women Accused of Witchcraft

Last Tuesday, 61-year-old Man Maya Angbohang, was beaten black and blue by a group of local youth at her residence in Taplejung after accusations of being a witch.

2011-05-14 06:22:29 / 1905 readings

44. Cécile Gréboval Appointed as new Secretary General of EWL

The European Women’s Lobby is delighted to announce the appointment today of Cécile Gréboval as its new Secretary General, with immediate effect.

2011-04-16 07:56:28 / 2131 readings


INVITATION to the conference of the project “Equality through difference. Roma women’s access to the labor market” ROMANI WOMEN FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, June 30 – July 2, 2011


2011-04-09 16:31:53 / 1353 readings
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