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The gender pay gap is unacceptable
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Right to equal pay: European Committee of Social Rights finds violations in 14 countries

The European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) has found violations of the right to equal pay and the right to equal opportunities in the workplace in 14 out of 15 ...

Last update 2 Jul 2020
GREVIO's First Report on Italy
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On male violence against women: GREVIO’s First Report on the application of the Istanbul Convention in Italy

On 25 May 2020, the Human Rights Centre held a web seminar on the first GREVIO Baseline Evaluation Report on Italy on legislative and other measures giving effect to the provisions of the Council of ...

Last update 27 May 2020
Leaflet International conference "On women's rights: between violence and exploitation"
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GREVIO published the first four-year General Report on its activities

Progress achieved and obstacles remained in efforts to stop violence against women The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence ...

Last update 17 Apr 2020
Whats new in Human Rights Doctoral Research, vol. 1 cover
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Volume I, 2017

edited by Pietro de Perini and Marco Mascia This edited book collects critical state-of-the-art analyses of a series of relevant topics for human rights research, prepared by doctoral students ...

Last update 13 Apr 2020
Leaflet International conference "On women's rights: between violence and exploitation"
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International conference "On women's rights: between violence and exploitation", University of Padova, November 11-12, 2019

The International Conference is organized by the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies and the Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the ...

Last update 22 Nov 2019
logo "Bridging the gap"
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Annual event “Bridging the Gap – Inclusive Public Policies and Services for Equal Rights of Persons with Disabilities”, Rome 14 November 2019

The European project “Bridging the Gap – Inclusive Public Policies and Services for Equal Rights of Persons with Disabilities” is celebrating its 2019 Annual Event on November 14th ...

Last update 29 Oct 2019
Press release in support of women's right to a positive work environment and for government to take workplace sexual harassment cases more seriously
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Strong-Women Leadership in Africa: How women parliamentarians are changing the policy making in Uganda

Takatso Joanne Mohlakoana holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis, discussed in ...

Last update 21 Nov 2019
African migrant women on a boat
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Women and Migration: between Violence, Discrimination and Intersectionality

Elena Galzignato, holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance & International Relations obtained in the framework of the double degree programme established between ...

Last update 23 Sep 2019
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 Padova. She is currently a trainee at the Italian Sustainable Investment Forum in ...

Last update 27 Aug 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