International News
2016.01.05
Gender Issues In Hollywood Will Be Even Bigger Story In 2016
2016.01.05
Call to remove gender from UK passports and driving licences
Maria Miller, chair of committee looking at transgender equality, says male/female references unnecessary on official documents
2015.12.29
Innovative financing to drive women’s economic empowerment forward
UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec attended an international forum hosted in Georgia to reflect on the implementation of SDGs through innovative financing. - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2015/12/innovative-financing
2015.12.29
UN Women statement on the municipal elections in Saudi Arabia
18 December 2015
2015.12.29
UN Women Statement for International Migrants Day
18 December 2015
2015.12.08
Where women are killed by their own families
2015.11.10
Gender pay gap: women effectively working for free until end of year
Fawcett Society calculation sets symbolic date as 9 November with men in full-time work earning over 14% more than women
2015.10.13
London Film Festival to open with focus on women in film
Final preparations are under way for the opening of the London Film Festival which, this year, puts the focus on the role of women in film.
2015.10.13
Quotas needed to help women enter politics, says Nicola Sturgeon
Theresa May also speaks at Women in the World conference, saying ‘rough and tumble’ of politics might discourage females from trying to become MPs
2015.09.08
Parliamentarians must step up on gender equality: UN Women
2015.08.06
Women and children arriving at Calais's migrant camps 'need greater protection'
Jean-François Corty, director of humanitarian organisation Médecins du Monde, wants more to be done by Europe to help the migrants in France
2015.07.16
Ireland's Historic Decision to Say 'Yes' to Marriage Equality
First Country in the world to introduce full marriage equality following a popular vote
2015.07.16
A breakthrough for transgender people’s rights in Norway: John Jeanette’s journey
2015.06.28
Madrid council 'indignado' Rita Maestre under fire for topless church protest
2015.06.27
Supreme Court Ruling Makes Same-Sex Marriage a Right Nationwide
2015.05.10
We female journalists need to shame and expose France’s sexist politicians
One of 40 signatories to an open letter details shocking levels of relentless, and sometimes violent, harassment
2015.05.07
Dave Goldberg Was Lifelong Women’s Advocate
2015.05.01
U.N. Committee Finds Women in the Philippines Face Reproductive Rights Violations and Discrimination
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Calls on the Filipino Government to Guarantee Universal Access to Modern Contraceptives and Decriminalize Abortion
2015.04.22
Hillary Clinton's campaign shows women they deserve the spotlight
US presidential candidate is challenging the pervasive myth that women who desire the same power as men are subversive and dangerous
2015.04.20
Women lose out again in election media coverage
Even with female party leaders women have featured in barely a fifth of media coverage of the 2015 General Election so far, researchers at Loughborough University have found
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