Equal pay essential to build a world of dignity and justice for all, UN says, commemorating first International Equal Pay Day

20/9/2020 Sent by Sissy Vovoy UN Women/Piyavit Thongsa-Ard – A migrant worker sews clothes in a factory in western Thailand. Working more than 12 hours a day, with overtime, they earn less than the minimum daily wage, leaving them with barely enough money for rent, food, or savings. 18 September 2020 – The United Nations is marking the …

Syria – Sexual & Gender-Based Violence in Syrian Detention Facilities

31/7/2020 Sent by Sissy Vovoy SURVIVORS: SEXUAL VIOLENCE BY SYRIAN INTELLIGENCE SERVICES ARE CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY German authorities must finally prosecute sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Syrian detention centers for what it is: a crime against humanity. This is the aim of a criminal complaint that seven survivors of Bashar al-Assad’s torture system submitted …

International Women’s Day 2020 – March 8

8/3/2020 Article by WUNRN 2020 THEME: “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights” Leveraging the 2020 International Women’s Day theme, “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”, the UN commemoration will celebrate change-makers of all ages and genders. International Women’s Day 2020 Campaign Theme: #EachforEqual An equal world is an enabled world.Individually, we’re all responsible for …

Μετά την νίκη της ομάδας των γυναικών των ΗΠΑ του παγκόσμιου κυπέλλου το πλήθος στο στάδιο φωνάζει “Ίση αμοιβή” .

Στις ΗΠΑ μετά αφού οι γυναίκες κέρδισαν την τέταρτη νίκη του Παγκοσμίου Κυπέλλου, οι οπαδοί στο γήπεδο της Γαλλίας φώναζαν : “Ίση αμοιβή!” Το άσμα ήταν “εκκωφαντικό”, σύμφωνα με τον Andrew Keh της New York Times. Τα βίντεο που δημοσιεύθηκαν στα κοινωνικά μέσα ενημέρωσης έδειξαν πως οι οπαδοί σε διάφορα στάδια εντάχθηκαν στο αίτημα λίγο …

Cyprus serial killer case exposes abuse of migrant women

Cyprus has been left devastated after an army officer confessed to the murder of five migrant women and two girls, in what is believed to be the island’s first serial killing.  By Rosie Blunt –  May 2,  2019 Amid the shock, protesters have accused police of failing properly to investigate the victims’ disappearances because of …