Paid post-pregnancy parental leave offers big benefits for moms, babies, and even employers. Here, powerful evidence to support expanding our country's family leave laws.
It has now been two months since the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) adopted agreed conclusions on the priority theme of eliminating and preventing violence against women and girls at its fifty-seventh session.
This article explores the effectiveness of the decision of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in the case of Alyne da Silva Pimentel Teixeira (deceased) v. Brazil, concerning a poor, Afro-Brazilian woman.
Report based on an introductory visit for the purpose of exploring the possibilities and goals for a partnership or collaborative project that can be mutually beneficial.
Men as Perpetrators and Victims of Armed Conflicts: Innovative Projects Aimed at Overcoming Male Violence
Written by Rita Schäfer, this study focuses on innovative approaches from Africa and other continents and outlines the formation of the male identity before and after wars, thereby also touching on the problem of child soldiers.
The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) has launched its 2013 issue of the state-sponsored homophobia report, a world survey of laws on criminalisation, protection and recognition of same-sex love, from its newly opened office in Geneva.
The glossary offers initial thinking and basic explanation of some of the inter-linkages between development and gender equality and institutional mechanisms such as treaties and conventions that make explicit links between Development and Gender Equality.
This systematic review examined empirical research on: the effectiveness of interventions to reduce the prevalence of FGM/C in African countries; and on contextual factors that may help explain the effectiveness, or lack thereof, of such interventions.
As the evidence in this issue brief clearly indicates, many advances have been made to improve the status of girls in Canada, yet significant real-life challenges remain especially for girls who are marginalized.
CEDAW: A tool for gender-sensitive agriculture and rural development policy and programme formulation
These guidelines provide guidance on how FAO and national ministries of agriculture (MoAs) can support and use CEDAW at the country level as a tool for policy development and programming to achieve equality between men and women in agriculture and rural development.