Women Activists Protest Torture & Imprisonment Under Repressive Regimes

This article is part of a series on the current state of civil society organisations (CSOs), which will be the focus of International Civil Society Week (ICSW), sponsored by CIVICUS, and scheduled to ...


Closing the Gender Gap: The Economic Benefits of Bringing more Women into the Labour Force

   Opinion   Era Dabla-Norris is a division chief in the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department, and Kalpana Kochhar is director of the IMF’s Human Resources Department   WASHINGTON DC, (IPS) - As girls...


Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council

Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday April 11th,201...


More than four in 10 women, live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands, new UN global study finds

    More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA, said on Wednesd...




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