This article was written by Maaref Fadel from the United Nations University (UNU-GEST) as part of the Wikigender University Programme [toc] Gender-based violence is a violation of basic human rights and is predominant in Middle Eastern countries (Sadiqi and Ennaji, 2011). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), sexual violence defines an array of acts, from verbal […]
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The media review presents every month a selection of articles from different media sources on “gender and development” issues. the list of articles is regularly updated during the current month. October 2018 16-31 October Norway Apologizes, 70 Years Later, to Women Who Had Relationships With WWII Germans (The New York Times) These Women Are Saving Lives, […]
[toc] What is ALIGN? The Advancing Learning and Innovation on Gender Norms (ALIGN) project convenes a Community of Practice (CoP) and digital platform, www.alignplatform.org, for shared learning on gender norms and norm change. ALIGN connects a global community of researchers and thought leaders to share learning on the impact of harmful gender norms and the […]
Have you ever struggled to design programming that will deliver *the right results* for girls and women in your community? With girl centered design, you can begin to put girls’ voices at the heart of your program design. We are excited to offer a series of special free one-hour regional webinars with our partner GirlSPARKS to explore girl centered […]
UfM Women4Mediterranean Conference 2018 – Women build inclusive societies. Lisbon, Portugal. 10-11 October 2018.
The 2018 edition of Women4Mediterranean comes at a time when the 43 UfM countries adopted a strong Ministerial Declaration with an ambitious action plan where UfM Ministers committed to take the necessary and relevant measures and create policies to promote the equality between women and men, in rights and opportunities, in all spheres of society: […]