Women, on average, have less trust in governments and less interest in politics than men. They do not join parties to the same extent as men, but they do participate in civic and associational life, and seem to prefer different channels in expressing their participation. How to improve their political engagement?
Female genital mutilation is still perceived in many countries as a symbolic step in the construction of gender identity. The practice exists also in immigration countries. But alternative rites are being fostered. Interview with Nafissatou Diop, coordinator of the Unicef and Unfpa programme "accelerating change"
Fewer and fewer women on Wall Street. An article in The Atlantic has investigated the relationship between the crisis and women's leadership in high finance. Despite the female financial analysts are on average better than their male colleagues, the environment remains male-dominated.
On both 30 September 30 and 1 October EIGE invites politicians, members of academia and representatives of Civil Society to join an online discussion on EIGE’s online platform EuroGender and share valuable insights and experience that will help to further promote gender equality in politics....
Croatia is the 28th country of the EU. He raced in recent years to align gender policies with European standards and, in some respects, is ahead of other countries in the membership. However, it is still a long way to go, here are the next steps in the government's agenda.
Violence against women in India is endemic to society, and is also justified by distinctions of caste. After the gang rape of Delhi and the subsequent wave of protests, the government has implemented measures to increase penalties and expand the range of penalties. To keep attention focused on gender violence is necessary, however, a cultural movement that reaches young people and the new middle class.