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5 Women To Remember on International Women Human Rights Defenders Day

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

International Women Human Rights Defenders Day was created by the UN as a way of giving thanks and paying tribute to the women who have worked to increase women's access to education, safety, and general independence around the world. So today at TMS we are going to talk about 5 women (2 historical and 3 modern women) who worked to ensure equality for women.

France To Punish 'Gender-Based Insults' With Fines

Marking the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women on Saturday, French President Emmanuel Macron proposed new policies that he's aiming to go into effect in 2018.

ACT joins in national recognition of Family Violence Orders

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Friday 24 November marked the beginning of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It’s also the day that the ACT began its participation in the national recognition of interstate Family Violence Orders. Family Violence Orders (or FVO’s, which you may also […]

The Latest: Tense women's march in Turkey ends peacefully

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (all times local):

Macron proposes measures to combat violence against women

French President Emmanuel Macron proposed a raft of measures to combat "horrific and shameful" violence against women on Saturday, as rallies were held around the globe to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

A Few Practical Advocacy Steps for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Today, November 25, is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls, and the United Nations (UN) theme for this year is "Leave No One Behind – End Violence against Women."

The Latest: Hundreds march in Turkey for women's rights

The Latest on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (all times local): 5 p.m. Hundreds of protesters have gathered in Turkey for women's rights to mark … Click to Continue »

Little Miss Inventor Joins Mr Men Line-Up

A female engineer will be the latest star of the Mr Men Books. Little Miss Inventor will debut on 8 March next year, coinciding with both British Science Week and International Women’s Day. The publishers told the BBC that the character...Show More Summary

For International Men's Day, let's honor BJ Blazkowicz, gaming's greatest guy

Back in March, for Women’s History Month, I wrote about the world’s greatest thief, Carmen Sandiego, and declared her the greatest woman ever in gaming. She’s a badass and she taught me so much about all the different countries we’re going to go to war with over the next seven years. Show More Summary

Mexico leads OECD for under-age moms

The rights of women and girls were brought to the forefront this week, first by the celebration on Wednesday of the International Day of the Girl Child and then today by FULL STORY The post Mexico leads OECD for under-age moms appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

200 Million Girls Worldwide Have Been Victims of Sex-Selection Abortions

October 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child. As we celebrate the beloved women and girls in our lives, let us also remember the 200 million girls worldwide who have been the victims of sex-selective abortion — girls like “Lian,” who was almost aborted, but whose life was saved by our “Save a […]

Women plead not guilty at Kim Jong Nam’s murder trial

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Eight months after Kim Jong Nam dropped dead at Kuala Lumpur international airport, two women arrested and charged with his murder pleaded not guilty on the first day of the much-anticipated trial in Malaysia on Monday. The women wore bulletproof vests in court and nodded as interpreters read out...

Petition: Stop all forms of abuse against women in large monoculture tree plantations

2 months agoIndustries / Agriculture : Grain

On occasion of September 21st, International day of Struggle against Tree Plantations, women from several countries from West and Central Africa have taken the initiative to release simultaneously the petition we enclose below.

Tortured and abused: hidden horror of 'disappeared' women in Syrian prisons | Hannah Summers

On International Day of the Disappeared, campaigners are calling on the UN to bring the world’s attention to the terrible plight of Assad’s detainees It was after travelling to Damascus to seek treatment for her sick baby that Rima Mulla Othman was arrested and incarcerated in one of Syria’s prisons. Show More Summary

Former Hollywood Assistant Shares Boss' Sexist Emails After She Requested To Take Off For International Women's Day!

On March 8, Rosette Laursen (pictured above) hoped to spend International Women's Day like thousands of other women across the globe: off from work to demonstrate the value they bring to the workplace. What she ended up getting was a sexist slap in the face from her boss, who responded to her request for an unpaid [...]

There’s Something Odd About That Google Memo

A few days ago, a Google engineer named James Damore wrote a lengthy memo that he posted on one of Google’s internal discussion boards. Roughly speaking, it argued that the reason there were so few women at Google wasn’t because of discrimination or bias. It was because women had certain innate characteristics that made them […]

Gender Equality Planning with Iceland as the Apogee

International Women's Day and Women's History Month remain reflections on the gender gap and the rankings, and the place that does the best out of the rest. The post Gender Equality Planning with Iceland as the Apogee appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Canadian Small Perspective on Women’s Recognized Progress

International Women's Day and Women's History Month mark open reflection on the progress for all through women's empowerment. The post Canadian Small Perspective on Women’s Recognized Progress appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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