Νέα δήμαρχος στο Σαντιάγκο, με πρόγραμμα κοινωνικών μεταρρυθμίσεων

Αλιεύει η Εύη Κυπαρίσση   Μια εξαιρετικά σημαντική στιγμή για τα κοινωνικά κινήματα της Χιλής εγκυμονούσαν οι αυτοδιοικητικές κάλπες της Κυριακής, καθώς φύσηξε άνεμος αλλαγής και εξελέγη δήμαρχος η 30χρονη μαρξίστρια ακτιβίστρια Ιρασί Χάσλερ. «Ολα αυτά τα χρόνια είδα στην πόλη μας την αδιανόητη επισφάλεια, την ακραία φτώχεια, την εγκατάλειψη, τις διακρίσεις, την απουσία στοιχειωδών …

Pay transparency directive – a milestone in closing the gender pay gap?

[Brussels, 19 March 2021] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) welcomes the recently adopted legislative proposal on pay transparency by the European Commission, which has been long overdue. While there are many positive measures in the proposal including a definition of ‘work of equal value’, the EWL regrets that mandatory reporting on the gender pay gap …

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 …