European Institute of Gender Equality (EIGE’s Calendar launch: “Women Inspiring Europe” ) On the 3rd of December the European Institute of Gender Equality (EIGE) unveiled the winners of this year’s “Women Inspiring Europe” competition, to appear in the first of the “Women Inspiring Europe“Calendars. The EIGE’s Director, Virginija Langbakk, opened the session in Brussels and […]
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2010, January 1: Registered partnership will become legal in . 2009, January 1: Same-sex marriage becomes effective in . 2008, November 19: The Supreme Court orders the government to legalize same-sex marriage. November 12: The state supreme court’s ruling on Same-sex marriage in Connecticut, becomes effective. November 4: Measures pass amending the constitutions of Arizona, […]
- September 6, 2010
Table of Contents 1 Introduction 2 ‘Definition Of Arm Conflict’ 3 Stages of Armed Conflict 4 Causes of Armed Conflict 5 Consequences of Armed Conflict 6 Victimization of Women in Armed Conflict 6.1 Rape as a weapon of war 6.2 Military prostitution 6.3 Girls and Spread of HIV/AIDS 6.4 Forced pregnancy 6.5 Comfort Women 6.6 Sexual slavery 6.7 Psychological Attack 6.8 Trafficking women 6.9 Abduction of Girls 7 Failure of State in Promoting Women rights […]
The following is a chronological list of International Covenants, Declarations and other Instruments regarding women and children: Chronological Listing Geneva Declaration on the Rights of the Child, 1924 (League of Nations) United Nations Charter, 1945 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 Convention on the Political Rights of Women, 1952 Declaration of the Rights of the […]
- November 16, 2009
The wide gaps between women studying and working in the sciences and engineering appears to disappear in the bio-technology sector. Unlike in academia, where women are considerably less likely to apply for a patent, women in bio-tech firms are just as likely to have filed for a patent as men according to research by sociologist […]