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Competence, democracy and feminism

Competence, democracy and feminism
By on 24 July 2014

Women are slowly gaining top positions

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Joanna Manganara evaluates the CSW 58 agreed conclusions

Joanna Manganara evaluates the CSW 58 agreed conclusions
By on 23 July 2014

the agreed conclusions confirm the need for a stand- alone goal on gender equality and women’s empowerment in the set of international targets that will be introduced once the MDG’s expire in 2015.

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Sexual and gender-based violence as a political weapon in conflicts.

Sexual and gender-based violence as a political weapon in conflicts.
By on 18 July 2014

IAW proposes a specific discussion group during the Geneva NGO Forum, November 2014

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The effects of the economic crisis on women and gender equality in Europe

The effects of the economic crisis on women and gender equality in Europe
By on 18 July 2014

IAW proposes a specific discussion group during the ECE NGO Forum, Geneva, November 2014.

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Torild Skard: Women remain a minority in national political leadership

Torild Skard: Women remain a minority in national political leadership
By on 11 July 2014

At the UN ECE Regional Review in Geneva in November, Torild Skard will discuss power and decision-making.

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New Book: Women of Power – half a century of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide

New Book: Women of Power – half a century of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide
By on 9 July 2014

This unique book, written by Torild Skard, former president of the Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights, is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of how and why women in 53 countries rose to the top in the years since World War II. It presents all 73 female presidents and prime ministers from around the world, from 1960 (when the first was elected) to 2010.

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