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Group of Nepali women at a training on the cultivation of mushrooms.
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Microfinance and women’s empowerment in Nepal

Martina Giulia Daelli holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padua. She is currently a trainee at the Italian Sustainable Investment Forum in ...

Last update 7 Jun 2019
Simona Lanzoni, elected for two consecutive terms as a member of the Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) of the Council of Europe
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Council of Europe: Simona Lanzoni of Italy re-elected as member of GREVIO

The Committee of the States Parties to the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention), which met on 1st April 2019 in ...

Last update 3 Apr 2019
Women human rights defenders in an illustration by Illustration by artist María María Acha-Kutscher
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United Nations: the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders dedicates his annual report to women human rights defenders

On the occasion of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, which is taking place in Geneva and will last until 22 March 2019, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human ...

Last update 25 Mar 2019
WPP women in peacebuilding from the MENA Region Discussing Shrinking Civil Society Space due to Countering Terrorism Financing
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Women Peacebuilders Program: New report on Peacebuilders from the MENA Region discussing shrinking civil society space due to countering terrorism financing

The Women Peacebuilders Program has published a new report on "Women Peacebuilders from the MENA Region Discussing Shrinking Civil Society Space due to Countering Terrorism Financing". It ...

Last update 18 Jan 2018
Nobel Peace Prize Leymah Gbowee at the University of Padova Human Rights Centre "Antonio Papisca"
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The Nobel Peace Prize 2011 Leymah Gbowee at the Human Rights Centre "Antonio Papisca"

The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2011 Leymah Gbowee gave a talk to doctoral candidates, students and professors of the Joint Ph.D in Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance and of the ...

Last update 25 Mar 2019
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Religion, Human Rights, and the African Widow

Mary Nyangweso (2017)

Articolo / Saggio

Last update 29 Nov 2017
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Economic Equality and Female Marginalisation in the SDGs Era: Reflections on Economic Rights of Women in Africa

Meskerem Geset Techane (2017)

Articolo / Saggio

Last update 29 Nov 2017
A UN Security Council session. The participants are seated around a circular table, in the center of which is positioned another, rectangular table.
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Civil Society Open Letter to Permanent Representatives to the UN: Recommendations on the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security (WPS)

An open letter, available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic, was sent to all UN Member States on behalf of 391 civil society organizations across 98 countries in advance of the Security ...

Last update 18 Oct 2017
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Women with Disabilities: Towards a More Effective Protection

Daniela Fanciullo, Anna Iermano (2017)

Articolo / Saggio

Last update 29 Sep 2017
Panoramic photo of the building headquarters of the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France.
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European Court of Human Rights: Italian authorities failed to protect a mother and son by not taking prompt action on complaints concerning conjugal violence

With the judgment of 2nd March 2017, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) condemned Italy for the case of Talpis v Italy (no. 41237/14). Ms. Talpis brought the case in front of the ECtHR ...

Last update 21 Mar 2017
blue background, white text, three face's outlines drawing an hand
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European Social Charter: a compliant against Italy for inequal economic treatment between women and men

University Women of Europe (UWE), an association engaged in the European context for women's rights, has filled collective complaints against 15 countries for the alleged violations of the ...

Last update 24 Nov 2016
The Prisoners and the Law in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Women, Religion and Human Rights in Iran, 13 May 2016, Human Rights Centre, Padova
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The Prisoners and the Law in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Women, Religion and Human Rights in Iran

Padova, Human Rights Centre Friday, 13 May 2016, 10.30 AM Seminar with Farkhondeh Ashena, Iranian Human Rights Activist Thirty-seven years after the establishment of the Islamic ...

Last update 5 Mar 2019
Simona Lanzoni, was elected as a member of the Group of experts on violence against women and domestic violence of Istanbul Convention
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Istanbul Convention: the Italian Simona Lanzoni elected as member of Grevio

The Committee of the Parties to the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence - as known as Istanbul Convention - which met on May 4 in ...

Last update 18 May 2015
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Italy: presentation of the Extraordinary Action Plan against the gender and sexual violence

On May 7th, the “Extraordinary Action Plan against gender and sexual violence" was presented in Rome at the premises of the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers. The Action Plan was ...

Last update 19 Nov 2015