Gender Gender

  • February 26, 2018

    Dynamics of...

    Women empowerment is still a great challenge for policy makers and human rights advocacy groups. The UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform provides us with a to-do-list to achieve gender equality as one of the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs).

  • February 26, 2018

    “To decent...

    The International migration from Senegal to Europe is poorly understood and the links between the micro-level factors and the economic, political and social processes in both countries of origin and destination is not analyzed enough.

  • February 26, 2018

    A feminist...

    In 2018, violence against women remains one of the largest human rights violations, affecting 35% of women worldwide[1]. Despite the scale of this global challenge, it is still difficult to collect data, map resources and provide context-specific tools that estimate and tackle violence against women. Over the past few years,...

  • February 26, 2018

    Brazilian domestic...

    As Brazil just ratified (on 31 January 2018) the ILO Convention 189 guaranteeing labour rights to domestic workers, this piece offers a reflection on the history and significance of this process.

  • November 18, 2017

    ICT 4...

    Driven by the rapid diffusion of mobile and broadband technologies in the last decade, the ‘ICT 4 Development’ idea has gained significant traction.

  • January 18, 2017

    Pre Exposure...

    UNAIDS reports that an estimated 2.1 million people become newly infected with AIDS each year, 60 percent are young women between the ages of 18 and 24. This means that every single day two thousand adolescent girls and young women become newly infected with HIV, almost two every minute. In...

  • April 27, 2016

    Two Years...

    In his first Independence Day address to the nation in 2014, Prime Minster Narendra Modi pointed out the contradictory and hypocritical stance Indians take towards their sons and daughters.

  • April 19, 2016

    A New...

    While sexual violence has been committed in many conflicts on a large scale, perpetrators are rarely prosecuted. Recent decisions at the International Criminal Court (ICC), however, could strengthen the prosecution of rape and other forms of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Most importantly, the ICC entered its first ever conviction...