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UN Women’s ‘Orange the World’ kicks off 16 days of activism to fight gender-based violence

In some countries, intimate partner violence accounts for between 40 and 70 per cent of female murder victims

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Donald Trump Reinstates Ronald Reagan’s Abortion ‘Global Gag Rule’

It bars international health organizations that receive U.S. funding from mentioning abortion as a family planning option

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Women lead unprecedented worldwide mass protests against Trump

Air India introduces female-only rows to tackle harassment

Casting off Trump: the women who can't stop knitting 'pussy hats'

Trump election prompts U.S. mothers to warn children about assault - poll

Pakistani mother sentenced to death for burning daughter alive in "honour killing"

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women`s equality, peace and development

Gender in the world

Swedish government drops plans for gender quota bill for company boards

Only this week, government unveiled plans for a bill stipulating that by 2019, at least 40 percent of board members in listed companies should be women

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May urged to enact law to ensure 45% of candidates are women by 2030

Where are the women? Sweden's top diplomat wants to know

Gender in Caucasus

FGM Uncovered in Georgia

An IWPR investigation has discovered that hundreds of girls from the ethnic Avar community in eastern Georgia are being forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM)

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Ms. Sophie Katsarava has become a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Law to cut sex-selective abortions in Armenia 'putting lives at risk'

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U.S. Mint unveils new $100 coin depicting Lady Liberty as a woman of color

The new $100 coin, unveiled to mark the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Mint and Treasury, depicts Lady Liberty as a black woman

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Study finds elderly patients do better under the care of women doctors

National Geographic magazine features 9-year-old transgender girl on cover

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Gender based violence

Russia: Anger at move to soften domestic violence law

A bill to decriminalise some forms of domestic violence has passed its first reading in Russia's Duma, sparking anger among women's rights advocates

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François Hollande pardons woman for murder of husband

Woman, 30, beheaded in Afghanistan for entering a city to go shopping without her husband

IDP Georgia

Gardens In The Conflict Zone  

Alexander Melanashvili, 21, lives in the borderline village of Zemo Khviti (Nikozi region, Municipality of Gori), 105 kilometers from Tbilisi

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67th IPRM meeting takes place in Ergneti

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

National minorities

The Only Azerbaijani Female Candidate in Georgia's Parliamentary Elections: Samira Ismayilova

Of 30 ethnic Azerbaijanis that have put forward their candidacy for the Georgian parliamentary elections that will take place on October 8, only one of them is a woman

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

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

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Announcements

The youth exhibitions and installations

Women’s Fund in Georgia is honored to invite you to 2016 Kato Mikeladze Award Ceremony

Women's Peacekeeping Award

 

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

Lebanon protests urged after man picked as first women's affairs minister

Women lawmakers face sexism, violence on job - report

Former European auditor Kersti Kaljulaid elected president of Estonia

 

Photo archive

Swedish politicians visit in WIC

 

Trafficking

Fathers in rural India to be targeted to help stop sex trade in young girls

Ashton Kutcher says group he founded with Demi Moore has saved 6,000 human trafficking victims

High risk of modern slavery in nearly 60 percent of countries, global index finds

 

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