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Sweden is the best country in the world for women — here's why

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-22

Sweden was recently named the best country in the world for women by BAV Consulting and UPenn's Wharton School of Business

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At least 1,000 women 'flee Saudi Arabia every year because of sexism'

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-22

At least 1,000 Saudi Arabian women flee the country each year because of the country’s ingrained misogyny, a sociologist based in the country's capital Riyadh has claimed

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Appeal of the civil society organizations

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2017-03-20

To the members of the State Constitutional Commission of Georgia, the Parliament of Georgia, and the Council on Gender Equality at the Parliament of Georgia

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Bad laws underpin global "rape epidemic", let rapists off the hook: report

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-03-06

A survey of laws in 73 countries found rapists could avoid punishment by marrying their victim in countries including Bahrain, Iraq, Philippines, Tajikistan and Tunisia

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NATO Special Representative: Georgia is regional leader in gender equality

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2017-03-02

Women’s participation in peacekeeping and conflict solution was among the main issues discussed at a conference on gender equality today held on the occasion of Gender Week

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Ireland passes law making it a crime to buy sex

Category: Trafficking 

2017-02-24

Some sex workers say the crackdown will drive prostitution underground, placing women at greater risk by forcing them to work in more isolated areas

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New UN report reveals obstacles to combat impunity for conflict-related sexual violence in Ukraine

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-02-17

The report was prepared by the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) and looks at the period from 14 March 2014 to 31 January this year

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Public Defender: women’s, children’s rights most at risk in breakaway regions

Category: IDP Georgia 

2017-02-14

Georgian Public Defender has released a special report focusing on basic human rights violations against women and children in Georgia’s breakaway Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions

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The Netherlands 'counters' Trump with international abortion fund

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-01-25

The Dutch government is leading the charge to counter the impact of America's plan to halt foreign aid to any organisations which support abortion in any way

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Eight men own more than 3.6 billion people: our economics is broken

Category: Events 

2017-01-16

Today, eight people have the same wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population. Stop and think about this. It is a mind-boggling concept

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