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Work, not sex? The real reason Chinese women bound their feet

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-05-22

It was an excruciatingly painful practice that maimed the feet of millions of Chinese girls and women for centuries: foot-binding.

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Afghan women break ground with TV station launch

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-22

A new TV channel dedicated to women is set to begin broadcasting in Afghanistan, the first of its kind in a country whose media industry, like many areas of society, remains dominated by men

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Saudis And The UAE Will Donate $100 Million To A Fund Inspired By Ivanka Trump

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-22

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will donate a combined $100 million to a World Bank fund for women entrepreneurs that was the brainchild of Ivanka Trump

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Melania and Ivanka Trump arrive in Saudi Arabia sans headscarves

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-22

First lady Melania Trump and first daughter Ivanka Trump arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Saturday morning sporting an absence of headscarves

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Austria bans women from wearing face-covering veils in public spaces

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-19

The law takes effect in October and under it women wearing clothing covering their faces (burqas or niqabs) in public places will face a fine of 150 euros ($167)

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Advocating Gender Balance in Georgia’s Transportation System

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2017-05-16

According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), Georgia has the lowest number of female employment within Transport, Storage and Communications of the Caucasus countries

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US state could become first to enact blanket ban on child marriage

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-10

A measure to ban child marriage could become law this week in New Jersey, which would become the first of the 50 states in America to outlaw the practice without exception

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Australian senator makes history by breastfeeding her baby in Parliament

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-10

So proud that my daughter Alia is the first baby to be breastfed in the federal Parliament!," Waters tweeted. "We need more #women & parents in Parli

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German parliament moves to partially ban the burka

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-28

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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Ministry for Foreign Affairs releases reports on human rights in 135 countries

Category: Events 

2017-04-28

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) is presenting new country reports on human rights, democracy and the rule of law

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