Spanish women face many risks as they are trapped in between a misleading media coverage and the lack of gender impact assessment of policies. The article proposes an analysis of the gendered impacts of the great recession on the Spanish labour market
Sex workers or victims? The debate on prostitution poses, in a new form, pivotal questions: sex - but also pregnancy and care work - can be considered works, and thus treated like any other object of exchange? And the old categories of contract and status are enough to regulate the novelties in terms of families, habits, society and so on? How can we draw a line between working and being?
With the new law approved on December, Paris is leading the front of "abolitionist" countries. But what does that word mean? And how the repressive policies have changed? The new French law, at the center of the debate, focuses on the criminalization of the client. Steps and setting of the new law
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.
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.
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.