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GENDER EQUALITY AND DEVELOPMENT

February 10, 2012

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GENDER EQUALITY ANDDEVELOPMENT

Why the gender pay gap matters / The reality of the gender wage gap (2 articles)

February 6, 2012

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Ray Filar, 6 February 2012 With so many families in Britain struggling in the face of the Coalition’s austerity measures, wage inequalities between men and women seem low down on almost everyone’s agenda. But as increasing numbers of households become depend on women’s wages, equal pay for equal work is a more pertinent demand than […]

NEPAL: Emerging from menstrual quarantine

August 6, 2011

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Photo: Amy Lieberman/IRINKamala inside her ‘goth’ MANGALSEN, 3 August 2011 (IRIN) – Every month, for one week,14-year-old Kamala Vishwarkarmas returns from school to sleep alone in a dark, windowless mud hut. She is forbidden from entering her family’s house during her menstrual cycle for fear of what might happen. “I’ll stay here in the ‘goth’ […]

NEPAL: Emerging from menstrual quarantine

August 6, 2011

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Photo: Amy Lieberman/IRINKamala inside her ‘goth’ MANGALSEN, 3 August 2011 (IRIN) – Every month, for one week,14-year-old Kamala Vishwarkarmas returns from school to sleep alone in a dark, windowless mud hut. She is forbidden from entering her family’s house during her menstrual cycle for fear of what might happen. “I’ll stay here in the ‘goth’ […]

‘Full integration of women into IDF would be good for Israel’s security’

July 22, 2011

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Lt. Col. ‏(res.‏) Zeev Lehrer caused a storm this week by calling to curtail religiosity in IDF. By Merav MichaeliPublished 01:52 21.07.11 Lehrer. “I don’t know if the army is purposely sacrificing women on the altar of religion, but I have no doubt that it is under great pressure to reduce or stop absorbing women.”Photo […]

‘Full integration of women into IDF would be good for Israel’s security’

July 22, 2011

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Lt. Col. ‏(res.‏) Zeev Lehrer caused a storm this week by calling to curtail religiosity in IDF. By Merav MichaeliPublished 01:52 21.07.11 Lehrer. “I don’t know if the army is purposely sacrificing women on the altar of religion, but I have no doubt that it is under great pressure to reduce or stop absorbing women.”Photo […]