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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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Turkey passes law to let clerics to perform civil marriages, raising concerns about child marriage

A new law enacted in Turkey that allows Muslim clerics to conduct civil marriages. Or so-called “mufti marriages” has been praised by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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The World's Highest-Paid Women In Music 2017

New York City to build its 1st statues of women in Central Park

UK House of Lords appoints Sarah Clarke as first female Black Rod

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

France to reassess child sex laws after controversial cases

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

Gender in the world

UN peacekeeper in DR Congo honoured for combatting sexual violence on the frontlines

UN peacekeeper Major Seitebatso Pearl Block was commended for developing a Mission-wide, short message service campaign to combat gender-based abuse by connecting with women

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‘Catastrophic’ Iraq law could legalise marriage for children as young as nine

World leaders to meet under all-female co-chair team at Davos 2018

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

Olympian fencer inspires Barbie's first hijab-wearing doll

Doll company Barbie has unveiled its first hijab-wearing doll to honour an American Olympic fencer, as the traditional Islamic headscarf goes mainstream through catwalks

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New Coke Ad About Saudi Women Driving Has People Feeling All Kinds Of Ways  

French law requiring Photoshopped images of models to be labeled as such goes into effect

The Global Network of women Peacebuilders

Gender based violence

Woman Says George H.W. Bush Groped Her When She Was 16: 'I Was a Child'

She was 16 at the time and Bush was 79, some nine years before he became confined to a wheelchair

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Actress Portia de Rossi claims Hollywood actor Steven Seagal ‘unzipped his pants’ in an audition

Michelle Pfeiffer Rips ‘Systemic’ Abuse of Women in Hollywood  

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

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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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