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Gender, equality and diversity

Gender, equality and diversity
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GenderInfo October 2015

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Who, What, Where.

1 October International Day of Older Persons. 1

2 October International Day of Non-Violence. 1

5 October World Teachers’ Day. 1

5 October (first Monday in October) World Habitat Day. 1

11 October International Day of the Girl Child. 1

15 October International Day of Rural Women. 1

16 October World Food Day. 1

17 October International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. 1

24 October United Nations Day. 1

24 October World Development Information Day. 1

HIGHLIGHT – Women, climate & water

The Centre and the ILO

Gender Academy. 4

Social Protection for Older Persons: Key Policy Trends & Statistics – Older Women. 4

UN & WOMEN

UN COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN 60 (2016) 5

UN Millennium Development Goals 2015 – Final Assessment Report - Gender 5

Millennium Development Goals Report 2015. 6

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. 7

What's new on the web

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. 7

Women, action & media. 8

MAKING HUMAN RIGHTS WORK FOR PEOPLE LIVING IN EXTREME POVERTY: 10

What are they doing?

EU Gender Action Plan 2016-2020. 10

Promoting greater financial inclusion of women in Rwanda. 11

ICT - Opportunities to Use Technology to Fight Violence Against Women. 11

EU Gender Equality Index 2015 – EIGE – Marginal Improvements in Gender Equality. 14

Kenya – Umoja: The Village Where Men Are Banned. 16

Gender Issues

Men to Men Strategy Toolkit on Working with Men to Combat Gender-Based Violence 21

Focus on - Women, climate & water

Why Climate Change Is a Women’s Rights Issue. 23

WOMEN, CHILDREN & WATER. 26

Climate Justice & Women's Rights - Guide to Supporting Grassroots Women's Action. 26

KENYA – WATER WOMEN BUILD TANKS FOR RAINWATER HARVESTING & CLEAN WATER FOR VILLAGES. 27

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

Ada Lovelace Day. 28

GENDER HARMONY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE. 29

Grants/Funding opportunities/Awards/Fellowships/Vacancies

Financing Upper Secondary Education: Unlocking 12 Years of Education for All - GIRLS 29

UN HUMAN RIGHTS FUNDS, GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS – GUIDE FOR CIVIL SOCIETY. 30

The Maypole Fund. 31

THE ITALIAN CORNER

Perché diciamo bugie? 31

Poets’ Corner

COMO TÚ. 34

Quote for the Day

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