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Nearly two-thirds of global workforce in the ‘informal’ economy

Category: Events 

2018-05-02

More than 61 per cent of the world’s employed population – two billion people – earn their livelihoods in the informal sector, the United Nations labour agency said

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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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National Geographic magazine features 9-year-old transgender girl on cover

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2016-12-20

National Geographic, a magazine that has been around for 128 years, is making history with its January issue, which will feature a photo of transgender person for the first time

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Will the next UN secretary general be a woman?

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-07-10

Mary Robinson, Nicholas Kristof and other global experts share their thoughts on the potential repercussions of a female UN secretary general

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An Open Letter to the Feminists of My Life: Grandmothers, Mothers, and Sisters

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2014-12-15

Today, feminists and their allies are demonstrating together in 24 cities of Georgia to stand up against the growing epidemic of femicide and counter-violence against women

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The Afghan girls raised as boys

Category: Gender based violence 

2014-09-23

In Afghanistan, ranked the worst country in the world to be born a girl, some parents are bringing up their daughters as sons. Then comes puberty and the ‘bacha posh’ are expected to to switch back

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One in four HIV-positive women in Central America pressured to sterilise - study

Category: Gender based violence 

Katie Nguyen
2014-07-23

HIV-positive women in Central America are being pressured to undergo sterilisation by prejudiced health workers and misled about the risk of the virus being transmitted to their unborn children, a study showed

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First MEP for feminist party likely to win seat in European elections

Category: Gender in the world 

2014-05-22

Feminist parties in Sweden, France and Germany contest seats as women's issues feature more widely in campaigns generally

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Building an OSCE Youth Network in Georgia

Category: Announcements 

2014-05-21

Approximately 60 youth from across Georgia and abroadwill be selected by the team representing the OSCE and hCa GNC Deadline 31th May 2014

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UNESCO chief calls for scaling up efforts to educate girls worldwide

Category: Gender in the world 

2014-03-18

Irina Bokova pointed out that there were 31 million girls out of school in 2011, of whom 55 per cent are expected to never enrol, and that women still represent two-thirds of the world’s 774 million illiterate adults

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