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France to reassess child sex laws after controversial cases

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-17

France is to consider a change to its laws around sexual consent, according to the minister for gender equality

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Gender equality best in Sweden, worst in Greece

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-17

Sweden and Denmark top the EU in terms of gender equality in society, while Greece and Hungary rank at the bottom.

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Nations join forces to stop high level of violence against women

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-09-21

World leaders meeting at the United Nations launched a half-billion dollar effort to end violence against women and girls

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Aeroflot gender discrimination case reaches court in Moscow

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-04

Flight attendants claim airline’s campaign to use younger, more attractive staff is latest example of Russia’s ‘war against women’

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Study finds that women who wait longer to have children may live longer as well

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-08-07

Women who have their first child in their 30s will likely live longer than women who first become moms at age 20, according to a new study published in the Journal of Public Health

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2017: the year we lost control of world population surge?

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-10

On the eve of London’s family planning summit, global contraception efforts are faltering – and Trump’s reinstated ‘gag rule’ makes matters worse, say experts

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Simone Veil, Auschwitz survivor, abortion legalizer, and 1st European Parliament president, dies at 89

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-03

Veil, a former French health minister who championed legalization of abortion in her country and served as the first elected president of the European parliament

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Polish government widely condemned over morning-after pill law

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-27

Legislation requiring doctor’s appointment is latest attack on women’s rights in Poland and violates shared EU values, says MEP

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Serbia President names Ana Brnabic its first openly gay and first female Prime Minister

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-16

Serbia's President has nominated the minister Ana Brnabic as Prime Minister, the first woman and first openly-gay politician to occupy the role in the highly conservative Balkan country

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Norway is latest European country to propose a ban on the veil

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-13

The Norwegian government announced its intentions to ban all face-covering veils — both burqas and niqabs — in all educational institutions including kindergartens, schools, universities

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