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Georgian archive showcases women in politics in 1919-1921

Category: Gender in Caucasus
2015-03-19

To celebrate Women’s History Month and honour the memory of the first women in politics in modern Georgia, the Women’s Information Centere (WIC) and the National Archives of Georgia are managing an exhibition named ‘Women Members of the Constituent Assembly 1919-21’

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More women on business boards – but number at government bodies falls

Category: Gender in the world
2015-03-18

‘It’s not hard to conclude that conservative-leaning governments are bad for women,’ director of Australian lobby group says in announcing findings of study

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Parliamentary Chairperson supports gender quotas to ensure equality

Salome Modebadze

Category: Exclusive
2015-03-18

In the frames of Gender Week President Giorgi Margvelashvili said at the conference named Legislative Amendments and Increasing Women’s Political Participation....

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Marc Tarabella: “Men and women are not and never will be the same, but they should have the same rights”

Category: Gender in the world
2015-03-18

Every year Parliament’s women’s rights committee prepares a report to assess the progress made in equality between women and men

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Women’s participation in sports key to boosting gender equality – UN

Category: Gender in the world
2015-03-17

The greater participation of women and girls in sports can help lift their involvement in society, fight gender stereotypes and accelerate progress towards gender parity

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Slowly, change is coming: life for women in the post-Soviet world

Category: Gender in the world
2015-03-17

Izura Kakava is a city councillor in Georgia. Izura Kakava says it took her more than 30 years to understand that women have rights, not just duties

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Opening Ceremony of the Exhibition: “Women Members of Constituent Assembly of 1919-1921”

Category: Announcements
2015-03-16

The event will celebrate Women’s History Month and honor the first women in politics in modern Georgia

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At UN, Actress Geena Davis warns 700 years needed to reach gender parity in kids’ media

Category: Gender in the world
2015-03-13

Ms. Davis was speaking at an event on the side lines of the 59th session of the CSW taking place at UN Headquarters to promote gender equality in and through the media

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World leaders pledge to achieve gender equality by 2030

Category: Gender in the world
2015-03-13

Ministers adopt declaration at UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York, though women’s groups say it lacks the transformative agenda required

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