Gender Equality Blog

A fictional letter to the 2040 woman

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 09:52

What would you tell women, perhaps your daughter, grand-daughter in the future about the world we live in and the struggle for gender equality today? An inspiring fictional letter by Tracey Agyeman.

Laying the foundations for gender equality work

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 13:18

The CIDSE network embarked on a gender equality review in 2016- find out where this led us to and what are our next steps.

Women Inspiring Women in Multicultural Program on Radio Blau

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 16:08

In the last five years, many Syrian women went through critical circumstances with the beginning of the Syrian revolution in 2011, followed by the armed conflict that was imposed on the people by the Syrian regime, and the presence of regional and international forces.

Women in the poorest countries lack leadership opportunities in the UN

Friday, 11 November 2016 10:47

A month ago, a male friend of mine- a university professor- told me that the topic of gender equality should be discussed in a manner that is ‘non-threatening to men’. My answer to him was ‘when you are accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression’.

Women and agroecology, the struggle of everyday

Friday, 14 October 2016 14:00

Ligória Felipe dos Santos is a farmer in the Brazilian semiarid region. She was born and became a woman in a rural community in the municipality of Esperança, in Paraiba.