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UN Women’s ‘Orange the World’ kicks off 16 days of activism to fight gender-based violence

In some countries, intimate partner violence accounts for between 40 and 70 per cent of female murder victims

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Brigitte Bardot calls #MeToo stars 'hypocritical'

Veteran French actress Brigitte Bardot has dismissed actresses who have commented on sexual harassment via the #MeToo movement as "hypocritical"

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#MeToo effect: Calls flood U.S. sexual assault hotlines

Pope Francis speaks of shame for clergy abuse of children in Chile

Romania nominates MEP Viorica Dancila to replace PM who quit

H&M closes all its stores in South Africa after protests

Woman in Nepal dies after being exiled to outdoor hut during her period

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

Gender in the world

Hundreds of Poles protest against proposed abortion restrictions

Hundreds of Poles gathered in front of the parliament building in Warsaw to protest against proposals for tight restrictions on abortion debated by lawmakers this week

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France's Deneuve denounces #Metoo campaign for "puritanism"

Church of England appoints first female Bishop of London

Gender in Caucasus

WIC project manager Nazi Burduladze on women's movement in Georgia

Women’s Information Center’s project manager Nazi Burduladze speaks to Radio GIPA (FM94.3) about women’s movement in Georgia, recent march, follow ups and future plans.

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Georgian Women March against Misogyny and Racism

LGBT activists and supporters leave protest area with the help of police officers

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Sri Lanka removes ban on sale of alcohol to women

Sri Lanka is to allow women over the age of 18 to buy alcohol legally for the first time in more than 60 years

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Posters accusing Meryl Streep of being complicit with Weinstein mysteriously appear around Los Angeles  

Merriam-Webster's 2017 Words of the Year

The Global Network of women Peacebuilders

Gender based violence

Catherine Deneuve Clarifies Position On Manifesto That Slammed #MeToo

Veteran French actress Catherine Deneuve was among 100 women who signed an open letter last week

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James Franco denies allegations of sexual misconduct from multiple women  

220,000 women sexually harassed on public transport in France - study

IDP Georgia

Special Report of the Public Defender of Georgia on the Rights of Conflict Affected Population

The report also puts forward the recommendations of the Public Defender to improve the rights of conflict affected population

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Geneva International Discussions feature Abkhazia and Tskhinvali

Public Defender: women’s, children’s rights most at risk in breakaway regions

National minorities

The Only Azerbaijani Female Candidate in Georgia's Parliamentary Elections: Samira Ismayilova

Of 30 ethnic Azerbaijanis that have put forward their candidacy for the Georgian parliamentary elections that will take place on October 8, only one of them is a woman

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

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

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Announcements

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Women’s Fund in Georgia is honored to invite you to 2016 Kato Mikeladze Award Ceremony

Women's Peacekeeping Award

 

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

In China women 'hold up half the sky' but can't touch the political glass ceiling

62 men and 2 women – ruling party announces mayor candidates

Europe at heart of Emmanuel Macron's Left-Right government with gender parity and female defence minister

 

Photo archive

Swedish politicians visit in WIC

 

Trafficking

Child sex abuse live streams rising at 'alarming rate' amid surge in 'cybersex trafficking'

More than 40 million people trapped in slavery: new global estimate

France arrests at least two people a day for buying sex under new law - charity

 

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