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German parliament moves to partially ban the burka

Category: Gender in the world 


Members of the lower house of parliament in Germany have approved a law that partially bans the full-face Islamic veil known as the burka.

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Peruvian activists fight for forcibly sterilised women

Category: Gender based violence 

Sophie Davies

Many women sterilised were indigenous peasants, and those who signed consent forms in Spanish were illiterate and spoke only the indigenous Quechua language, rights groups say

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FGM Uncovered in Georgia

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Aida Mirmaksumova

An IWPR investigation has discovered that hundreds of girls from the ethnic Avar community in eastern Georgia are being forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM)

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Irish stars call for abortion reform

Category: Gender in the world 


Authors, directors, actors and musicians join campaign for repeal of Ireland’s eighth amendment, which gives foetus same rights as citizens

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MoD is a Model in Terms of Adhering to Gender Principles

Category: Exclusive 

Ketevan Nozadze


“Integration of gender equality and women, peace and security principles in the security sector” – this is the name of the course organized WIC in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence

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Forum of NGOs Held in Tbilisi

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Ketevan Nozadze


On April 26, forum of NGOs was held. Georgian NGOs working on the issues of Women, Peace and Security participated in the forum

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UN Women appoints its first-ever man to be group’s Goodwill Ambassador

Category: Gender in the world 


Akhtar has also been thrown into the spotlight for his fervent initiatives to champion women’s rights and create a solidarity movement for gender equality

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Forum of NGOs

Category: Exclusive 

Ketevan Nozadze


In Tbilisi, Women’s Information Center held a forum of NGOs.

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'Slap her' viral video shows young boys' reactions to violence against women

Category: Gender based violence 


A video from Italy showing how boys react to the subject of violence against women has become an internet hit

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Rural Women’s Day Celebrated in Zugdidi

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Organizers hope that such events will be conducted in other regions as well. This will be a good example for the society and big stimulus for rural women.

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The youth exhibitions and installations

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

Women's Peacekeeping Award



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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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


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Swedish politicians visit in WIC



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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