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International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child

From UN Women. The Issue There are 1.1 billion girls today, a powerful constituency for shaping a sustainable world that’s better for everyone. They are brimming with talent and creativity. But their dreams and potentia...

'Progressive Prudes' - how homophobic is South Africa?

'Progressive Prudes' - how homophobic is South Africa?

The findings of the first scientific, nationally representative survey of attitudes towards homosexuality and gender non-conformity in South Africa have just been released by the Other Foundation. The survey, commissioned...

Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers

Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers

APPLY HERE Bitch Media is a nonprofit, independent, feminist media organization dedicated to providing and encouraging an engaged, thoughtful feminist response to mainstream media and popular culture. We are best known ...

Gender gap costs sub-Saharan Africa $US95 billion a year

Gender gap costs sub-Saharan Africa $US95 billion a year

Aug 28, 2016 Nairobi, Kenya – Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, peaking at US$105 billion in 2014– or six percent of the region’s GDP – jeopardizing the continent...

Webinar: All women, all rights - sex workers included

Webinar: All women, all rights - sex workers included

The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) and the Kenya Sex Workers Alliance (KESWA) invite you to participate in a webinar: ALL WOMEN, ALL RIGHTS, SEX WORKERS INCLUDED Thursday 8 September 2016 09:30 – 10:...

Elimination of Violence Against Women - call for papers

Elimination of Violence Against Women - call for papers

The first Elimination of Violence Against Women Conference, organised by Aberystwyth University Mauritius will be held on 25 November 2016 at Aberystwyth University Mauritius, Quartier Militaire. This is in support of the UN...

Call for Papers on Abortion and Human Rights

Call for Papers on Abortion and Human Rights

The Health and Human Rights Journal is calling for papers to be published in a special section on abortion from a human rights perspective. The special section will be published in June 2017.  Papers must be submitted by 31 ...