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World Population Day 2016: Facts, figures and 'investing in teenage girls' theme  

On World Population Day, marked on 11 July, communities around the globe will highlight the need to address these challenges to ensure girls can participate fully in society

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French police make woman remove clothing on Nice beach following burkini ban

Authorities in 15 towns have banned burkinis, citing public concern following recent terrorist attacks in the country

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Female mutilation in the Caucasus

India now has nearly 400 fast-track courts for rape cases. But ‘fast’ is a relative term

Egypt state TV orders female hosts to lose weight

North Korean gymnast who took selfie with South Korean at Rio Olympics could face DEATH

Once A Somali Refugee, She’s Now Running As Somalia’s First Female President

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

Gender in the world

Simone Manuel is first African American woman to win individual swim gold

Simone Manuel made history in the pool on Thursday night, as she became the first African American woman to win an Olympic gold in an individual swimming event.

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Massachusetts passes landmark equal pay law

Iran postpones job tests because of gender bias

Gender in Caucasus

Georgia's conservative Olympic outfit scorned by women's rights activists

Women's rights activists in Georgia have urged the country's Olympic Committee to pick a more liberal design for its female athletes

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Are Working Women Happy Women? View from the Greater Caucasus

Breaking the cycle: ending underage marriage in Georgia

It`s interesting to know

Hackers could steal your data and use it to extort nude photos— they're already doing it every day

Welcome to the growing pheonomon of "sextortion," a widespread form of corruption in which sex—not money—is the currency of the bribe

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Watch Michelle Obama singing Beyonce with James Corden  

College Students Create 'Frozen'-Themed 3D Printed Prosthetic for Girl Born Without Hand  

The Global Network of women Peacebuilders

Gender based violence

Half of women in UK have been sexually harassed at work, study finds

Polling of 1,553 women found 52% experienced unwanted behaviour at work including groping, sexual advances and inappropriate jokes

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Pakistan police say British woman's suspected 'honour killing' was murder

Malaysian man charged with rape escapes jail after marrying 14-year-old victim

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

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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Women's Peacekeeping Award

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

New British PM Theresa May stocks cabinet with accomplished women

PM to present new faces of "Georgian Dream"

Britain set to welcome female PM but sexism still "corrodes" politics, activists say

 

Photo archive

Swedish politicians visit in WIC

 

Trafficking

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

Romanian police smash slavery gang, children rescued

Trafficking in Persons Report 2016: Georgia

 

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