women empowerment

  • Brazilian women's football

    The “F” word: In the country of football, can female players find true support?

    Brazil proudly declares itself the “country of football”, where this sport represents a national passion which moves both minds and hearts. However, this passion is not completely felt by Brazilian women yet. In the country with the highest number of men’s world championships (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002),...
  • Two decades of gender austerity

    In a period when fiscal austerity has strongly returned to the international economic agenda, Brazil started 2017 putting into practice a plan which has been considered one of the most rigorous ones currently in the world. This plan, approved by Brazilian parliament last year, freezes government spending for twenty...
  • Alabama3 Credits: BBC

    Woke up this Morning – Alabama 3

    Woke up this Morning is a song by English band Alabama 3 (also known as A3) from their 1997 album Exile on Coldharbour Lane. The song became famous as the theme song for the HBO TV show The Sopranos, but it was around long before the show and remained an obscurity until...
  • Sexism in Mainstream Media

    The Western mainstream media frequently and consistently overlooks women, and the situation for the developing world is even more bleak. As put by Margaret Gallagher, an International Media Consultant, “Blatant stereotyping is alive and well in news reporting around the world. Nor is it limited to the gratuitous display of...
  • womens rights country by country

    Women’s rights country by country

    Another clever interactive tool from “The Guardian”. Which countries have laws preventing violence? Which legislate for gender equality? And which countries allow abortion? Using World Bank and UN data they offer a snapshot of women’s rights across the globe. Find it at: http://gu.com/p/3mdaj...
  • Women Empowerment : A question of Choice

      Gender is at the top of the agenda in International Development. “ Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women” is the third Millennium Development Goal (MDG), announced in 2000 by the Secretary General of the UN. The promoting part of the goal has been tackled, now it is time...
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