Gender

UN Women Chief on #MeToo movement:

It’s been a year now since the #MeToo campaign took the world by storm and the executive director of UN Women, Dr. Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka says “it was the battle f...

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The Welsh to have Gender-neutral School Uniforms

The thought of gender - neutral uniforms in schools is highly sensible according to the Welsh Government. Their view is to find considerable ways of keeping down costs of scho...

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Technology, a Key Driver to close Gender-gap at Workplace

Technology is now a big part of our society and our foreseeable future. There is little room for people that wish to live without technology, and luckily, it is still advancin...

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In the Wake of the #MeToo Movement, NCW considers a separate Law to address gender-based discrimination at Workplace

The National Commission for Women has emphasised the need for a separate law or policy to deal with all kinds of unfair practices of gender at workplace. The National Commissi...

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In UK, Men still get paid 8.6% more on Average than Women

This year Equal Pay Day in the UK was acknowledged on November 10. The current Gender Pay Gap means women effectively earn less than men in Britain today. This day is referred...

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Valuing Girls over Boys puts Young Girls at Greater Risk of Mortality

A new study on child mortality shows that sexism is cancelling out girl’s inbuilt biological survival taken as an advantage since the early years. Researchers at Qu...

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#MeToo in Egypt: Women Voice Their Concerns

The #MeToo campaign saw women from around the world share their experiences of sexual harassment and assault and Egypt is no exception. In fact, in Egypt, life is often a dail...

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#MeToo Movement in India

On October 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano encouraged spreading the hash tag #MeToo, in an attempt to draw attention to sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. Mi...

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Public Restrooms – Can they be an Arbiter of Gender?

Public restrooms become a battleground for the Transgender. The familiar outline of Male and Female that mark gender identity erase the non binary people. These signs that ind...

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In spite of Global Progress, Women still continue to die during or after Childbirth

The death of a woman during pregnancy, at delivery, or soon after delivery is a tragedy for her family and for society as a whole. According to the latest UN global estimates,...

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Commemorating 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Na...

December 14 2018

Kids from 71 Countries participate in the ‘Kids for Human Rights’ Drawing Contest

Marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, more tha...

December 14 2018

Onsite testing of Drugs can help reduce drug-related deaths in Music Festivals

Hospital admissions down 95 percent after onsite drug testing at a festival in Cambridge...

December 13 2018