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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
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Written by an association of women with backgrounds in the fields of architecture, urban planning, and sociology, a guide allowing women to participate to urban transformation in an active way

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

Articleequal opportunities - feminism - institutions
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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
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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
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Resolution signed by more of 135 delegates at 24th Annual Conference of International Association for Feminist Economics (July 16-18, 2015) as personal expression of concern

Articleausterity - economic crisis - Europe - feminism - public finance

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
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Alexandria 1963- Athens 2015: considerations on the crisis

Articleeconomic crisis - Europe