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World Population Day 2016: Facts, figures and 'investing in teenage girls' theme  

On World Population Day, marked on 11 July, communities around the globe will highlight the need to address these challenges to ensure girls can participate fully in society

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Japanese opposition party elects first female leader

Renho Murata is third Japanese woman to attain high office in recent weeks in country where women are woefully under-represented in politics

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People Are Laughing Over This Girl’s Different Reactions To Meeting Obama And Trump

Leaked Apple emails reveal employees' complaints about sexist, toxic work environment

Giorgi Margvelashvili introduces scholarship for girls at Military Lyceum

Indian acid attack survivor takes to the catwalk at New York Fashion Week

Police in England and Wales consider making misogyny a hate crime

Projects - UNDP Georgia Kvinna till Kvinna
women`s equality, peace and development

Gender in the world

Angelina Jolie says UN undermined by sexual abuse by peacekeepers

Special envoy calls for prosecution of peacekeepers who commit abuses and calls for more women to participate in missions

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Prominent Activist Freed In Iran

Once A Somali Refugee, She’s Now Running As Somalia’s First Female President

Gender in Caucasus

Two National Action Plans for Supporting Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Approved by the Government

These policy documents introduce several new developments, as described in a recent interview with Sopo Japaridze, Assistant to the Prime Minister of Georgia on Gender Equality Issues

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Georgia's conservative Olympic outfit scorned by women's rights activists

Are Working Women Happy Women? View from the Greater Caucasus

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French police make woman remove clothing on Nice beach following burkini ban

Authorities in 15 towns have banned burkinis, citing public concern following recent terrorist attacks in the country

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Egypt state TV orders female hosts to lose weight

Hackers could steal your data and use it to extort nude photos— they're already doing it every day

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Gender based violence

India minister tells foreign tourists: 'Don't wear skirts'

India's culture minister has been criticised after saying that the government was advising foreign tourists not to wear skirts in India

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Female mutilation in the Caucasus

India now has nearly 400 fast-track courts for rape cases. But ‘fast’ is a relative term

IDP Georgia

Gardens In The Conflict Zone  

Alexander Melanashvili, 21, lives in the borderline village of Zemo Khviti (Nikozi region, Municipality of Gori), 105 kilometers from Tbilisi

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67th IPRM meeting takes place in Ergneti

Georgia: EU helps address gender issues along frozen conflict boundary line

National minorities

Presentation of the Project “Women as Agents for Change and Empowerment” was Held in Borjomi  

Women’s Information Center, with the support of US Agency for International Development (USAID), is starting implementation of the project “Women as agents for change and empowerment”.

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Iranian city picks Islamic republic's first female minority ethnic mayor

One Window Principle meeting was held in Tetritskaro Municipality  

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Announcements

Women's Peacekeeping Award

Project “Women as Agents for Change and Empowerment” closes with awards

FRIDA are excited to be launching our fourth call for proposals

 

Appeal

Petition for Support of Female Supreme Court Chair Candidates

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Women’s Information Center Demands GDS Apologize

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Women in Politics - a New Agenda!

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Appeal to women living in Abkhazia

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Video archive

Research on Youth Views on Gender Equality

 

Gender policy

Japanese opposition party elects first female leader

New British PM Theresa May stocks cabinet with accomplished women

PM to present new faces of "Georgian Dream"

 

Photo archive

Swedish politicians visit in WIC

 

Trafficking

High risk of modern slavery in nearly 60 percent of countries, global index finds

Romanian police smash slavery gang, children rescued

Trafficking in Persons Report 2016: Georgia

 

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