Οι νέοι στόχοι του ΟΗΕ για την Ισότητα των Φύλων

By Ida Karlsson BRUSSELS, Sep 4 2014 (IPS) – With the United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda currently under discussion, civil society actors in Europe are calling for a firmer stance on human rights and gender equality, including control of assets by women. “The SDGs are a unique opportunity for us. The eradication of extreme poverty …

Iranian Café Work Ban to Leave Women Jobless, Official Says

by Ladane Nasseri Banning Iranian women from working as waitresses to preserve their modesty will only deepen female unemployment, a vice president of the nation said of the latest effort to make women less visible in the workplace. “We need to approach this matter with care and expertise,” said Shahindokht Molaverdi, the vice president for …

The Policy of Gender Equality in Greece

Many thanks to the Centre for Gender Studies, Panteion University, School of Political Sciences. This note provides an overview of the itinerary of equality legislation and policies in Greece since the 1980s in the areas of employment, work/family reconciliation, decision-making, health and violence against women. the achievements and gains of the pre-2009 period are at risk in the current climate of …

LEGO: Make Empowered Female Minifigs Permanent

Sign the petition! SAVE THE SCIENTISTS! News broke last week that the LEGO Ideas Research Institute is considered a “limited edition” item and no more sets will be produced for the sold-out set. Thousands of customers are deeply disappointed by this announcement. We want sets like the LEGO Ideas Research Institute to be a long …