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Record 65.3 million people displaced, often face barriers - UNHCR

A record 65.3 million people were uprooted worldwide last year, many of them fleeing wars only to face walls, tougher laws and xenophobia as they reach borders

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Sheryl Sandberg on the Myth of the Catty Woman

We’ve often heard women lower their voices and confess, “It hurts me to say this, but the worst boss I ever had was a woman.”

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New push for gender-neutral toys include Easy Bake Ovens for boys and action figures for girls

India's first female fighter pilots pave the way for more women in combat

How We Feel About Hillary Reveals How We Feel About Ourselves

Benoîte Groult, French Feminist and Writer, Dies at 96

Congolese gets 18 years for Central African Republic war crimes

Projects - UNDP Georgia Kvinna till Kvinna
women`s equality, peace and development

Gender in the world

Global number of widows rises as war and disease take toll

International Widows' Day on June 23 aims to raise awareness of the often hidden injustices faced by widows

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What it looked like when Iran’s all-male delegation faced an all-female EU team in Oslo

Head of UN Women vows to tackle laws blocking women's economic progress

Gender in Caucasus

Are Working Women Happy Women? View from the Greater Caucasus

So, working women appear to be less happy than housewives in Armenia and Azerbaijan, and more satisfied with their lives than Georgian housewives

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Breaking the cycle: ending underage marriage in Georgia

3 Teen Sisters Crush Coding Records, Stereotypes

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Canada: parliament votes to make national anthem lyrics gender neutral

The bill would change the English version of O Canada to remove the words “in all thy sons command” and replace them with “in all of us command”

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British fathers are the worst in the world, study says

Meryl Streep's impression of Donald Trump is pretty hilarious

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Gender based violence

Reports of sexual harassment and assault on NYC subway skyrocket more than 50%

According to the latest figures released by the NYPD, reports of sexual offenses on the New York City subway system are up more than 50 percent year over year

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ISIS beheads four-year-old girl then forces mother to soak hands in dead daughter's blood

Pakistani man beats sister to death over marriage argument

IDP Georgia

Georgia: EU helps address gender issues along frozen conflict boundary line

The NGO participants stressed the need for information sharing to help civil society deal with specific gender-related cases in the areas monitored by the EUMM

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Georgian no longer language of instruction in Gali, Abkhazia

The Geneva International Discussions have just concluded their 35th round

National minorities

Presentation of the Project “Women as Agents for Change and Empowerment” was Held in Borjomi  

Women’s Information Center, with the support of US Agency for International Development (USAID), is starting implementation of the project “Women as agents for change and empowerment”.

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Iranian city picks Islamic republic's first female minority ethnic mayor

One Window Principle meeting was held in Tetritskaro Municipality  

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Project “Women as Agents for Change and Empowerment” closes with awards

FRIDA are excited to be launching our fourth call for proposals

 

Appeal

Petition for Support of Female Supreme Court Chair Candidates

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Women’s Information Center Demands GDS Apologize

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Women in Politics - a New Agenda!

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Appeal to women living in Abkhazia

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Video archive

Research on Youth Views on Gender Equality

 

Gender policy

Virginia Raggi becomes first female mayor of Rome

Taiwan, the place to be a woman in politics

Georgian Task Force Lobbies for Gender Quotas

 

Photo archive

Swedish politicians visit in WIC

 

Trafficking

Stranded in France, migrant children forced into crime, prostitution every day: UNICEF

Almost 46 mln people trapped in slavery with North Korea, India key offenders - global index

Rise in Nepali women trafficked to China, South Korea - rights commission

 

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