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GenderInfo February 2015

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Who, What, Where
  • 6 February  - International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
  • 20 February - World Day of Social Justice
  • 21 February - International Mother Language Day
Highlight - Gender and poverty

The Centre and the ILO
  • Empowerment Guide
  • Partial fellowships available for the course on Gender and Organizational Change (23-27 March 2015, Turin)
  • Guide sur les questions de Genre dans les politiques de l’emploi et du marché du travail: Vers l’émancipation économique des femmes et l’égalité des genres
  • Global momentum means more women move into management
  • Fixing the Broken Promise of Education for All: Findings from the Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children
  • UN Women to co-host Mobile Learning Week 2015
What's new on the web
  • Davos World Economic Forum 2015 – Only 17% of Participants Are Women
  • Autrement Conseil
What are they doing?
  • #YesAllWomen, but Not Really: How Feminism Leaves the Disabled Behind
  • Germany to legislate 30 percent quota for women on company boards
Gender Issues
  • Menengage
  • UN Barbershop conference aims to get men talking about women's rights
Focus on - Men & masculinity
  • The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming All Lives and Protecting the Planet
  • The cost of inequality; how wealth and income extremes hurt us all
  • Oxfam report says half of global wealth held by the 1%
  • Annual income of richest 100 people enough to end global poverty four times over
  • ASIA AT A CROSSROADS – Rising Inequality - Extreme Poverty, Especially Women & Girls
  • Why the Region Must Address Inequality Now
  • The Beijing Platform for Action Turns 20 - Women and Poverty
  • The girl effect
On-going and/or coming Gender Programmes/ Conferences / Events:
  • RENDEZ-VOUS DE L’EGALITE A PARIS -  «Les métiers ont-ils un sexe?»
  • Prochains ateliers REGARD
  • CALL FOR PAPERS - Mothers and Daughters
  • PARABERE Forum    
Grants/Funding opportunities/Awards/Fellowships/Vacancies
  • UN Vacancies
  • New call for research! Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW)
  • Coca Cola: 5by20 Named Best Global Initiative for Women’s Economic Empowerment
  • Premio pari opportunità: entro il 2.03.15 presentare gli elaborati scientifici La giornata delle donne? Dura 27 ore
The Italian Corner
  • La giornata delle donne? Dura 27 ore
Poets’ Corner
  • Sad Women
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