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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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Viral photo prompts Indonesian government moves toward banning child marriage

A photo of two young teenagers trying to register their marriage on the island of Sulawesi has been shared widely online since last week

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'Goddesses' to 'men only': China tech firms pledge to end sexist job ads

Quotas needed to close Britain's workplace gender gap: charity

Babies now allowed on the US Senate floor following rare move to change rules

Hero Southwest Pilot Says Flying Gave Her 'Opportunity to Witness for Christ on Every Flight'

Eight on trial for rape, murder of girl in India's Kashmir amid public anger

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Gender in the world

Israeli authorities block airport ads urging women to refuse to give up seats

Campaign reminds passengers of their right to stay put if ultra-Orthodox men refuse to sit next to them

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Girls' headscarf ban debate ties Merkel's conservatives in knots

Malala returns to Pakistan 6 years after being brutally attacked and nearly killed by the Taliban

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

It`s interesting to know

Most married women preferring hanging out with friends over husbands, survey finds

A recent survey of married women appears to reinforce the importance of female friendships, as it found that most married women actually enjoy spending time with their friends

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Tammy Duckworth becomes first senator to give birth in office

Mums and youngsters do ‘carpool karaoke’ to mark World Down Syndrome Day  

The Global Network of women Peacebuilders

Gender based violence

Academy President John Bailey Will Continue to Serve After Board of Governors Decline to Pursue Harassment Claim

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors met to hear findings of a review into a single sexual harassment allegation made against Academy president John Bailey

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Croatia pushes treaty on violence against women despite protests

Oxfam appoints former UN official to head independent commission on sexual abuse and exploitation

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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Beyond the Shelter

The youth exhibitions and installations

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

 

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

21st century slavery: European anti-trafficking experts raise the alarm over labour exploitation

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for all Christians who buy sex from women

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

 

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