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Monthly archives for February, 2016

Women in Power and Decision-Making Positions in the UK

Women in Power and Decision-Making Positions in the UK

As we proceed into a new realm of politics in 2016, with the Women’s Equality Party up and running, it is important to reflect back on the historical progression of women in politics and examine whether we can really achieve equality.

Women and Career in Serbia

Women and Career in Serbia

In Serbia, prejudice regards the abilities of women in high positions within the working sphere and politics continue to exist, reflecting traditional views of women’s role in society. There are systematic obstacles that limit women’s self-fulfillment and professional success, despite their access to higher education and active presence in the labour market. Although today a […]

Lithuania’s Female President – the Baltic ‘Iron Lady’

Lithuania’s Female President – the Baltic ‘Iron Lady’

Dalia Grybauskaitė has been twice elected as Lithuania’s president and has been hailed as an influential female leader. A discussion of her career and achievements.

“#ausnahmslos” – Translations

“#ausnahmslos” – Translations

“#ausnahmslos” is an initiative launched by feminists after the attacks on women in Cologne on New Year’s Eve. We translated the text into several languages

The Cologne attacks: the media, the hypocrisy of politicians and wh...

The Cologne attacks: the media, the hypocrisy of politicians and what should be done next

The sexual assault of women on New Year’s Eve in Cologne and other German cities has caused uproar in German society. In the subsequent nationwide discussion, however, concern was mixed with hypocrisy, racism and – sexism

In February we talk about: women in power and decision-making

In February we talk about: women in power and decision-making

When the Beijing Platform was adopted in 1995, only 11.5% of members of parliaments worldwide were women. Today, there are around 22%. Why did it matter back then and why does it still matter now? This is our topic of this month.

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