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Gender, equality and diversity
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GenderInfo May 2015

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Who, What, Where   

  •      3 May     World Press Freedom Day    1
  •      15 May    International Day of Families    1
  •      17 May    World Telecommunication and Information Society Day    1
  •      21 May    World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development    1
  •      29 May    International Day of UN Peacekeepers    1
  •      31 May    World No-Tobacco Day    1

 

HIGHLIGHT – Women, men and ageing   

The Centre and the ILO

  •      2015 Gender Academy    4
  •      ILO – - New policy brief: gender equality and green jobs    4

 

UN & WOMEN   

  •      UNRISD    4
  •      UN Women Evaluation Handbook: How to manage gender-responsive evaluation    5
  •      UN WOMEN - Financing for gender equality    5

 

What's new on the web  

  •      Rural Women in Latin America Define Their Own Kind of Feminism    6
  •      Achieving gender balance and diversity in academia    8
  •      The Post and Courier wins Pulitzer Prize for domestic violence series    8

 

What are they doing?

  •      World Press Freedom Day 2015 - Let Journalism Thrive!    9
  •      In Bangladesh, Gender Equality Comes on the Airwaves    9
  •      Cambodia – Gender and ICT    11
  •      Making Change: Nordic Examples of Working Towards Gender Equality in Media    11
  •      Torino - Donne che vedono il futuro    12

 

Gender Issues 

  •      Association between Gender Inequality Index & Child Mortality Rates:    12
  •      Study of 138 Countries    12

 

Focus on – Women, Men and Ageing

  •      Japan – Hyperaging Society – Add More Women to the Workforce    14
  •      Aging Differences between Men and Women: How the Sexes Grow    19
  •      Old Together (and Apart)    19
  •      Aging a concern for many Americans but harder for women: poll    20
  •      IMPORTANT HEALTH ISSUES FOR AGEING WOMEN    21
  •      AGEING WELL MUST BE A GLOBAL PRIORITY - WHO    22
  •      EL SALVADOR – GENDER DISPARITY IN LITERACY –    23
  •      LEARNING TO READ & WRITE AT ANY AGE    23
  •      Older Women and Beijing: 20 Years On    26

 

On-going and/or coming Gender Programmes/ Conferences / Events:

  •      Gender Equality since the Turn of the Millennium: Rethinking Successes and Innovations, International  Conference, Giessen (DE )    31
  •      Conference: EnGendering Excellence    31
  •      Increasing Financing for Gender Equality: Lessons Learned    32
  •      Gender Summit 7 Europe 2015, Conference, Berlin (DE)    34
  •      « Professions libérales : le défi de l’égalité femmes-hommes »    34
  •      EDEN 2015 Annual Conference: #EDEN15    34

 

Grants/Funding opportunities/Awards/Fellowships/Vacancies

  •      African Women’s Development Fund    35
  •      2015 Gender Academy - Fellowships    35

 

THE ITALIAN CORNER   

  •      Da “Le braci” di Sandor Marai    36

 

Poets’ Corner   
     What I Regret    37

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