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Annalisa Marinelli, author of The City of care (Liguori, 2015) reflects about the semantics of the word "care" and the ways in which it engages our imagination on the bodies in space

Articlecare - good practice

A special State-guaranteed revolving fund for Small and Medium Enterprises was set up in Italy in the year 2000. The fund specifically addresses the many cases of women entrepreneurs who need credit to launch or develop their business

Articleequal opportunities - public finance - social inclusion

In the European Union the gender pay gap stood at 16.1% in 2014. It was announced by Eurostat , the statistical office of the European Union, who published a selection of data on men and women with regard to their situation on the labour market, on the occasion of International Women’s Day....

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For a fuller comparative understanding of surrogacy, it is beneficial to contemplate U.S. surrogates’ point of view. Their views, although consequential, are often ignored by both opponents and proponents of this practice

Articlebodies - families - healthcare

1st November 2015 “re-run” elections in Turkey and the role of gender in the process

Articleequal opportunities - feminism - institutions

Gender cannot be isolated. Gender interconnects, intermingles, intersects, with other social divisions, such as ethnicity and class. Hence the term, intersectionality

Articlefeminism - research - social inclusion

A transnational research project, funded by the EU and based on interviews in five countries, reveals who are the buyers of paid sex 

ArticleEurope - prostitution

Feminizmuzerine is the blog of a group of students from the Department of Western Languages and Literatures, Boğaziçi University. The aim of the blog is to translate international articles about feminism to Turkish in order to share, spread, open debate, bring ideas but they also translate Turkish...

Newsfeminism

Passing the German reform of parental leave took almost ten years of work, but when it finally was lauched it had a significant positive effect on mother's employment rate. Yet legacies of a traditional family model in many of the public policies persist

Articleequal opportunities - families - good practice - institutions - labour - part-time - public expenditure - work life balance