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Rights at risk, report 2021
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Rights at risk: the 2021 report of the Observatory on the Universality of Rights

The Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) has published the Trends Report of 2021, presenting a complex picture in which different networks of actors, antagonists to human rights, are ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
Young people and gender stereotypes: data from Centro Veneto Progetti Donna
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Young people and gender stereotypes: data from Centro Veneto Progetti Donna

"Centro Veneto Progetti Donna" published its analysis on the overall results collected from the questionnaires answered by the classes who joined the path “Knowing beyond stereotypes” in ...

Last update 10 Sep 2021
Haiti: humanitarian response must respect human rights
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United Nations: humanitarian aid in Haiti must respect Human Rights

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that under the leadership of the Government, national and international humanitarian partners are scaling up ...

Last update 1 Sep 2021
World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2021
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World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2021, July 30, “Victims’ Voices Lead the Way”

In 2013, the General Assembly adopted a Resolution designating July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. This year’s theme for the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons ...

Last update 29 Jul 2021
Woman Swiping the floor
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10 years on, domestic workers still fight for equality and decent work

Domestic workers are still fighting for recognition as workers and essential service providers even ten years after the adoption of a historic International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention that ...

Last update 27 Jun 2021
Generation Equality Forum Paris 2021
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Generation Equality Forum: Paris 2021

The Generation Equality Forum is a global event aimed at advancing actions and investments for gender equality, and it will be held from 30 June to 2 July 2021 in Paris; many institutional and civil ...

Last update 23 Jun 2021
The Anti-violence Centre in Padova opens the Sportello Marielle for young women who are suffering violence or harassment
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The Anti-violence Centre in Padova opens the Sportello Marielle for young women who are suffering violence or harassment

The Desk (Sportello) is dedicated to Marielle Franco, who was an activist for feminism and a symbol of the different identities that women can express. The anti-violence center welcomes all women ...

Last update 17 Jun 2021
10 years of the Istanbul Convention
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Council of Europe: 10 years of the Istanbul Convention

On 11 May 2011, the Council of Europe celebrates the 10th anniversary of The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, also known as the Istanbul ...

Last update 10 May 2021
GREVIO Annual Report 2020
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GREVIO: report on trends in combating violence against women

GREVIO, the Council of Europe’s independent expert group responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women ...

Last update 23 Apr 2021
Presumption of innocence - FRA
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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA): published a report on "Presumption of innocence and related rights – Professional perspectives"

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published a report entitled “Presumption of innocence and related rights – Professional perspectives”.  The research ...

Last update 23 Apr 2021
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Webinar on Gender Differences in COVID-19 Pandemic around the world, 06 May 2021

The Italian Gender Medicine Network is organiSing a webinar on 06 May 2021, under the auspices of the International Gender Medicine Society, to tackle the Gender Differences in COVID-19 Pandemic ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
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International community is calling Turkey to reverse its withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention.

On Saturday, 20 March 2021, Turkey announced its withdrawal from the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention), ...

Last update 29 Mar 2021
Poster of CSW65
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ILO: Gender pay gap “Thank you” doesn’t pay the bills

ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder has made a speech at an event of Equal Pay International Coalition, which took place during the 65th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. In his ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
Pangea foundation webinar 26 march 2021
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Pangea Foundation webinar: Backlash on Women's Rights: Advocacy and COVID-19

On 26 March at 14.30 (CET) Pangea Foundation is organising a webinar-discussion on the topic “Backlash on Women's Rights: Advocacy and COVID-19”. As the backlash against human rights, ...

Last update 24 Mar 2021
 International Women's Day, 8 March 2021
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International Women's Day, 8 March 2021

On the occasion of International Women's Day, 8 March, the UN Women and UNESCO are presenting a series of virtual events. The theme for this year is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal ...

Last update 11 Mar 2021