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Women underrepresented at Davos

World Economic Forum was held in Davos, Switzerland, last week but only 15 percent of the attendees at the conference are women.

Date: 2014/02/02 | Comment: 0 | Time: 17:33:00

World Economic Forum ponders on girls’ rights for MDGs

Participants in World Economic Forum met on January 23 to prioritize Rights of Girls as a Millennium Development Goal.

Date: 2014/01/27 | Comment: 0 | Time: 13:10:00

UN remarks on China’s gender equality

UN Working Group on discrimination against women and girls has noticed the need for t=further steps in bringing equality in law and practice for Chinese women.

Date: 2013/12/30 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:34:00

UK Women against Austerity

Women in UK are planning Women’s Assembly Against Austerity on February 22, 2014.

Date: 2013/12/18 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:18:00

Samsung may have its first female VP

Sue Shim, Samsung Electronics’ first female executive vice president will either leave the company or promote in position.

Date: 2013/12/16 | Comment: 0 | Time: 14:13:00

Kazakh Young Women Prefer Polygamy

A growing number of young women in Kazakhstan are choosing to become a second wife to wealthy men as the gap maximizes between classes inside the Kazakh society.

Date: 2013/12/10 | Comment: 0 | Time: 16:53:00

Fellowship for women business owners

Vital Voices, a leading non-governmental organisation, has launched the Grow Fellowship, a one year comprehensive programme for women business owners in Jordan.

Date: 2013/11/05 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:11:00

Nobel Laureate Gives Prize Money to Charity

Yemeni activist and Nobel laureate donated her Nobel Peace prize money to a charity helping the victims and families of martyrs of Yemeni 2011 revolution.

Date: 2013/11/04 | Comment: 0 | Time: 11:32:00

Children and Pregnant Mothers face widespread exposure to toxic lead in paint

UN Environment Programme announced children and pregnant mothers face widespread exposure to toxic lead used in decorative and make-up paint

Date: 2013/10/23 | Comment: 0 | Time: 11:23:00

100,000 Israeli families under poverty

Some 100,000 Israeli families are on brink of collapse despite the regime's financial assistance

Date: 2013/10/20 | Comment: 0 | Time: 14:55:00

World Food Day

Many children and adults in the developed world suffer from obesity in a condition that there are children in the sub-Saharan Africa who await their death in the mouths of the vultures.

Date: 2013/10/16 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:34:00

Rural Women Take Power Over Poverty

The future health and well-being of the Earth and its inhabitants is largely in the hands of rural women. Our job is to make sure they have the tools and training they need.

Date: 2013/10/15 | Comment: 0 | Time: 17:40:00

Aramco, TCS, GE launch all-female BPO in Riyadh

Aramco, Ge and Tata Consultancy Services announced their all-female business service enter for the first time in Riyadh.

Date: 2013/09/24 | Comment: 0 | Time: 10:52:00

Women in Tanzania

Women are generally deprived of equal rights with men in Tanzania and the need to revise certain traditions is highly felt in the country.

Date: 2013/09/22 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:11:00

Employment Growth of 15% for Women from 1986 to 2011

The employment growth for women has witnessed many ups and downs in Iran, like many other countries.

Date: 2013/09/21 | Comment: 0 | Time: 13:24:00

women make up about 50% of the human capital of Iran

According to Statistical Center of Iran women make up about 50% of the human capital of the country which indicates 3.71 % growth of women population during the recent years.

Date: 2013/09/21 | Comment: 0 | Time: 09:36:00

France’ Danone bribed Chinese hospitals to push baby milk

Chinese state TV said on Monday that Danone had bribed hospital staff to give its milk powder to new-born babies.

Date: 2013/09/18 | Comment: 0 | Time: 12:13:00

Commercialization of female bodies (1)

Women’s bodies have been commercialized to market all kinds of goods. This has resulted in women’s unrealistic notions of their bodies as well as men’s idealist expectations of them.

Date: 2013/09/17 | Comment: 0 | Time: 15:25:00

Improvements in women’s rights in India

A late August bill by the Congress mandates distributing food rations in the name of women as heads of the family.

Date: 2013/09/10 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:27:00

UN urges UK to consider women in economic policies

UN urged UK to consider the condition of women under the austerity measure of 2011.

Date: 2013/09/10 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:27:00
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