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WECF Gender News from the Sustainable Development Working Group

06.09.2005 |Ulrike Röhr




News compiled by Ulrike Roehr, Bianca Rohrbach and Muborak Sharipova.

Download the August / September Gender News (77 KB, doc).

This are the main issues of the Gender News:

NEWS FROM THE EU
  • Eurobarometer 63: How European citizens view the European Union
  • EWL lobbying on 2007, “European Year of Equal Opportunities for All'
  • Report on gender discrimination and the health system adopted by the EP Women's Rights Committee

NEWS FROM THE WORLD
  • The World Income Inequality Database
  • Advance Social Watch Report 2005 on gender and poverty
  • Despite Gains, Women Still Face Bias in Science Careers
  • Third ‘Global Media Monitoring Project’

WOMEN & PEACE
  • Peacebuilding in Postconflict Societies
  • 5. anniversary of the adoption of Security Council resolution 1325 (SCR 1325) on women, peace and security
  • Teaching materials
  • Gender implications of emergencies

REPORTS & RESOURCES
  • Special Gender Issue World-Economy & Development
  • Gender Equality and Extension of Women Rights in Russia in the context of the MDG
  • Russian Feminism Resources
  • Engendering policy coherence for development: gender issues for the global policy agenda in the year 2005
  • Gender audit of the EU pre-accession funds 1999–2004
  • Fair play
  • UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security: Making it Work - Experiences in Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom with Recommendations on implementation for Sweden
  • Women & Elections: Guide to promoting the participation of women in elections
  • Lessons learnt in gender mainstreaming
  • Publication of the names of the 1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005
  • Women's Empowerment, Gender Equality and the Millennium Development Goals (2005)
  • Taking Action: Achieving Gender Equality and Empowering Women

DATES / CONFERENCES
  • Two is not enough for gender (e)quality
  • Final Conference of Women in Net: “Gender Equality in Europe towards 2007-2013” –  Women Resources Centres and Networking as Gender Mainstreaming Tools
  • International Summer School: "Engendering Economic Policies in a Globalising World"

CALL FOR PAPERS
  • do not  exist. Europe, Woman And The Digital Medium (THEALIT)