Gender Equality Blog

One Family at a Time

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 07:38

The days and months go by at a small town near Bethlehem with hardly any reason for its Palestinian residents to celebrate. But today the atmosphere inside one of the homes is different; the family is preparing to celebrate the home-coming of their 16-year old son after spending three months in an Israeli prison.

Advocating for women rights in Palestine

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 07:33

Women in Palestine are affected by the difficult political situation and by the inequalities put in place by a patriarchal society

Cambodian Sex Worker: “We Deserve a Life of Dignity”

Monday, 16 May 2016 10:44

Women in Cambodia’s sex industry suffer from abuse, exploitation, and violence.

The economics of care and the role of the unions

Thursday, 28 April 2016 09:28

 A friend recently told me about a science fiction book where all individuals living on an imaginary planet are "ambisexual", with no fixed gender identity, thus both being able to give birth, breastfeed their new-born children and taking care of their dependents.

Diaries from the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women - CSW 2016

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 13:26

  On the occasion of the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN, some of our member organizations were present and share with us their perspectives and thoughts on this event.

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