All Blog Posts Tagged 'gender' (78)

ILO condemnation of Qatar likely to have ripple effects

By James M. Dorsey

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has dealt a blow to Qatari assertions that the Gulf state complies with global standards for workers in a report that condemned the government for allowing state-owned Qatar Airways in the words of the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) to “violate international and national agreements and institutionalise discrimination.”

The report comes at a time that Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup is under…

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Added by James M Dorsey on June 16, 2015 at 10:33pm — No Comments

Final Call for Applications: Online Certificate Course in Gender-based Violence Training - 5th June - 6th July 2015

Course Description:

Gender-based violence (GBV) has been recognized as a cross-cutting issue affecting the lives of victims from a diversity of dimensions including culture, education, health, economy, psychology, livelihoods and political participation. In fact, violence against women and girls was chosen as one of the critical areas of action following the Beijing Conference. This presents a key opportunity for different players, including government…

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Added by Prince Devison on June 2, 2015 at 7:15am — No Comments

The Case for Gender Data

Data is a crucial component of any program or intervention. It justifies the need for a specific program, show its effectiveness, and allows us to improve it through evaluation. But this important information tells us little if more than half of the population is missing or misrepresented, so we need to start looking at data with a gender lens. Read more…

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Added by TechChange on April 17, 2015 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Upcoming Course: Online Certificate Course on Gender-based Violence (GBV) - 2015 Edition

We wish to inform you that the Global Human Rights Leadership Training Institute (GHRLTI) is now accepting applications for the 10th edition of its Online Certificate Course on Gender-based Violence (GBV), 27th February – 31st March 2015. Please help circulate this announcement.…

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Added by Prince Devison on February 5, 2015 at 10:19pm — No Comments

Expert needed for Research Interview: Topic- Gender and Peacebuilding in Africa

Hi PCDN Community, 

I am hoping this post will help me connect with at least one expert on PCDN that would be willing to participate in an interview to discuss "The Role of women and Peacebuilding in Africa."

I am in the final stages of writing my thesis for my Masters of Law in Dispute resolution practices. Having an interview will not only help me gain a better understanding of the reality for women in Africa after conflict, it will help me verify certain conclusions…

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Added by Taryn Scott on January 15, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

Protecting Women’s Rights in Afghanistan … And Making it Last

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can also read the post on the USIP web site here

By Palwasha Kakar and Melissa Nozell…

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Added by Viola Gienger on January 13, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

GENDERING PEASANT MOVEMENTS, GENDERING FOOD SOVEREIGNTY

"What peasant and grassroots women want is to build a feminism pertinent to their realities." -Pamela Caro. 

November 4, 2014

Dr. Pamela Caro, Santiago, Chile

Interview Taken and Edited by Deepa Panchang and…

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Added by Other Worlds on November 4, 2014 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Afghanistan’s Mining Industry, Crucial for Economy, Holds Risks for Women

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can also read the post on the USIP web site here.

By Emily Horin

As Afghanistan attempts to develop its economy by attracting investment to its mining sector, the…

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Added by Viola Gienger on October 10, 2014 at 8:48pm — No Comments

Invitation UNSCR 1325 Panel Discussion: Amplifying the Voices of Women in the MENA Region

On the occasion of the 14th anniversary of UNSCR 1325, the Women Peacemakers Program is happy to invite you for our Panel Discussion in New York:

Amplifying the Voices of Women in the MENA Region - Obstacles and Opportunities for UNSCR 1325 Implementation

A Panel…

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Added by Communication WPP on October 7, 2014 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Community Policing and Violent Extremism: Sharing Security Responsibility

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can also read the post on the USIP web site here.

By Shannon Zimmerman and Megan…
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Added by Viola Gienger on September 24, 2014 at 2:46pm — No Comments

'Culture of Peace' Must be Inclusive, USIP’s Kuehnast Tells UN Panel

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can also read the post on the USIP web site here.

By Kathleen Kuehnast…

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Added by Viola Gienger on September 12, 2014 at 6:08pm — No Comments

When Trying to Get Help Hurts: Women Seeking Justice in Afghanistan

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can also read the post on the USIP web site here.

By Bethany…
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Added by Viola Gienger on August 28, 2014 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Policy Brief on Gender and Militarism: A holistic gender perspective on UNSCR 1325 in connection with militarism

The Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) published its Policy Brief on Gender & Militarism! 
The Policy Brief Gender and Militarism aims to inform activities and lobby & advocacy efforts for the advancement of UNSCR 1325 and the Women, Peace & Security Agenda. 


Read the …
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Added by Communication WPP on August 4, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

South Sudanese, Rwandans Share Stories of Resilience in Search of Hope

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Nicoletta Barbera and Danielle Robertson

Twenty years after the genocide,…

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 12, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Boko Haram Kidnappings Prompt Northern Nigerian Women’s March

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Georgia Holmer

Dressed in black and white to represent both lamentation and hope, and clutching red roses, 300 women from…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 19, 2014 at 5:22pm — No Comments

May 24 Celebration & Launch Gender & Militarism Social Media Campaign

* Please distribute widely *

The Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) are happy to announce the worldwide celebration of May 24 - International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament – marking also the launch of the Gender & Militarism Social Media Campaign.

On May 24 - International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament - WPP…

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Added by Communication WPP on May 19, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

Nigerian Girls’ Abduction Points to Critical Need for Women in Peace and Security

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 14, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view the post on the USIP web site here:

By Debra Liang-Fenton

Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers. Half of the 50 Sierra Leone military personnel participating in a…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 7, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

“Back to the Grassroots”: Building a Movement for Sexual and Economic Rights

By Anne Lim, interviewed by Deepa Panchang



May 7, 2014

 

2014 International Women's Day community pride march in Quezon City, where GALANG works. The banner slogan roughly translates to “Human…

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Added by Other Worlds on May 7, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments

GENDER EQUITY FOR RURAL HAITIAN WOMEN: AN INTERVIEW WITH KETTLY ALEXANDRE OF THE PEASANT MOVEMENT OF PAPAY

TAGS - Haiti, social movements, gender, rural issues, women's rights, peasant movements, latin America, community organizing

Interviewed by Beverly Bell, Edited by Jessica Hsu



April 22, 2014

 

The Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) is one of the largest small-farmer associations in Haiti with 70,000 members, of whom close to half are women. MPP was founded in…

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Added by Other Worlds on April 22, 2014 at 4:10pm — No Comments

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