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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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Manufacturer discontinues ‘girls’ shoe’ after cries of sexism

British shoe company Clarks announced it would no longer sell its “Dolly Babe” girls’ school shoe after critics questioned its sexist name and design

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49ers’ first woman coach turns internship into full-time job

Scary Mother by Ana Urushadze Wins at Locarno Film Festival

Taylor Swift gives evidence in court in groping case

Nepal criminalises banishing menstruating women to huts

Thai granny completes university degree at 91

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

Gender in the world

Iranian president names three women to government posts after criticism

"What's happened with this reformist government that we now have to beg just to get one woman in the cabinet?"

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Being a mum is the equivalent of 2.5 FULL-TIME jobs, according to new research

#AintNoCinderella: Indian women post selfies at midnight after stalking case

Gender in Caucasus

WIC project manager Nazi Burduladze on women's movement in Georgia

Women’s Information Center’s project manager Nazi Burduladze speaks to Radio GIPA (FM94.3) about women’s movement in Georgia, recent march, follow ups and future plans.

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Georgian Women March against Misogyny and Racism

LGBT activists and supporters leave protest area with the help of police officers

It`s interesting to know

Saudia Airlines warn passengers of strict dress code

Some may not be surprised to see a strict dress code on Saudi Arabian planes, since the country follows a conservative version of Sunni Islam, but others on social media think it has gone too far

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Study finds that women who wait longer to have children may live longer as well

Saudi Arabia begins work on bikini-friendly beach resort

The Global Network of women Peacebuilders

Gender based violence

India media storm over 10-year-old pregnant rape victim

A 10-year-old girl who is pregnant and has been refused an abortion is at the centre of a media storm in India

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One in five girls and women kidnapped for marriage in Kyrgyzstan - study

Jordan repeals law allowing rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims

IDP Georgia

Special Report of the Public Defender of Georgia on the Rights of Conflict Affected Population

The report also puts forward the recommendations of the Public Defender to improve the rights of conflict affected population

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Geneva International Discussions feature Abkhazia and Tskhinvali

Public Defender: women’s, children’s rights most at risk in breakaway regions

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

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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

Europe at heart of Emmanuel Macron's Left-Right government with gender parity and female defence minister

Breakthrough as Kenya poised to elect first female governors

Political power "firmly in men's hands," global parliamentary official says

 

Photo archive

Swedish politicians visit in WIC

 

Trafficking

France arrests at least two people a day for buying sex under new law - charity

Special Report : Inside the DR Congo Mines That Exploit Children

Ireland passes law making it a crime to buy sex

 

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