Handbook: How to Manage Gender-Responsive Evaluation (2022)

UN Women Handbook: How to Manage Gender-Responsive Evaluation (2022) Gender-responsive evaluation is a priority area for UN Women and serves three key purposes: To demonstrate accountability to stakeholders; To provide credible and reliable evidence for decision-making; and To contribute important lessons learned about normative, operational, and coordination work. With the aim of continuing to strengthen and support the evaluation function, the UN Women Independent Evaluation … [Read more...]

Gen Z are Creating Positive Gender and Social Change

Gen Z’s views on gender equity are different from previous generations, including Millennials. In fact, their posture toward gender equity could play a more powerful role in shaping the future workforce than that of Millennials, and not only because Gen Z comprises a greater percentage of the global population than the generation ahead of them (32% vs 31.5%, respectively). Gen Z are not ‘coddled.’ They are highly collaborative, self-reliant and pragmatic, according to new Stanford-affiliated … [Read more...]

Gender Violence Addressed in Iraq

Baghdad, Iraq – The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) has established a partnership with UN Women and UNFPA to improve the safety, protection and well-being of women and girl survivors of gender-based violence in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Building on existing structures and ongoing gender mainstreaming efforts, the new partnership will contribute to increasing access to quality gender-based violence protection services, such as mental health and psychosocial support, … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women in Biotech

Biotechnology is the integration of natural science and organisms, cells, parts thereof, and molecular analogues for products and services, as per the European Federation of Biotechnology. At its simplest, biotechnology is technology based on biology - biotechnology harnesses cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products that help improve our lives and the health of our planet. We have used the biological processes of microorganisms for more than 6,000 years to … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women in Sociology, Past & Present

Women Sociologists of Twentieth and Twenty-first Century: Their Contributions in the Field of Sociology We are sharing this information to celebrate the contributions of ten women sociologists, and how they had made their place in the male-dominated academic sphere. It’s important to take a look at the eminent women sociologists who played roles as important as their male counterparts but have been constantly overshadowed by them. The women scholars of Sociology have historically gained … [Read more...]

5 Historical Facts about the Women’s March

The Women's March on Washington was a historical event. The protests were the most significant mass electoral participation in U.S. history. This has not been forgotten. Some readers may agree with the Women's March, while others disagree. Regardless, it is essential to know that women and other minorities have struggled to gain equality for centuries - even to reclaim simple aspects of their identities. This article has outlined some interesting historical facts regarding the Women's … [Read more...]

March: Celebrating Women’s History Month

Women's History Month is a celebration of women's contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987. This honored month provides an opportunity to honor the generations of trailblazing women and girls who have built our Nation, shaped our progress, and strengthened our character as a people. International Women's Day on March 8 received formal recognition internationally started in 1910, when a women by the name … [Read more...]

Gendered Racism: A Double Edged Sword for Black Women

Gender bias and racism is not an exclusive issue to black women; yet, in honor of Black History Month our focus of reference in this article will be through the eyes, experiences and history of our truly powerful Black Women. History in America has not changed much and a perfect example of what Black Women have tolerated is shown in history when the U.S. Congress ratified the 19th amendment, which ruled that women could not be denied the right to vote because of their sex. The 19th … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Bridge the Gender Divide in a Male-Dominated Society

From a young age, gender role stereotypes are ingrained into children and their perceptions of the world, from the clothes they wear to the toys they are given to play with. Even as they get older, children are still being dictated to regarding where their interests should lie, and the industries they should aim to get involved in, both from a professional standpoint, and a recreational one. It is considered the norm for women to wear skirts, like bright pastel colors, and want to be nurses … [Read more...]

Gender Holds a Fundamental Role in Human Integration

Gender integration is the process of assessing the implications for women, men and people with diverse gender identities of any planned action—including legislation, policies or programs—in all areas and at all levels. The ultimate goal is to achieve gender equality. Women share with men the physical, as well as the spiritual roles of life in the process of human integration. Both men and women give much of their capabilities to the movement of existence, the vitality of love, the … [Read more...]

MARCH 10: International Women’s Day Celebration 2019

A Celebration of Women™ The World Hub for Women Leaders that Care RSVP on our Facebook Event Page - HERE LUNCH OPTIONS / FASHION SHOW EVENT FEE Lunch Options Chicken Marsala with Steamed Veggies $75.00 CAD Vegetarian - Eggplant Parmasan $75.00 CAD 2 Ticket Special Chicken Marsala with Steamed Veggies $100.00 CAD 2 Ticket Special Vegetarian - Eggplant Parma $100.00 CAD March 10, 2019 >>>> Apply Today to Participate at Event. In honor of … [Read more...]

AUG 12: International Youth Day – Safe Spaces for Youth

What are safe spaces? The theme of this year’s International Youth Day on 12 August is “Safe Spaces for Youth”. Celebrations on the day will highlight various types of safe spaces and their role in contributing to youth empowerment, inclusion and development. But what are safe spaces? They are various platforms where young people can come together, participate, engage in diverse activities and enjoy the freedom of expression. When youth have spaces where they can come together without … [Read more...]

Orange Day – Gender Equality Advocacy and Awareness, LUCKNOW on 25th July, 2018

Orange Day + Gender Equality Advocacy and Awareness session conducted at Spring​ Dale College, Gomti Nagar LUCKNOW on 25th July, 2018. Our Advisor to Asia, Ms. Meetika Srivastava, was called upon to conduct a gender equality related session during their ongoing one week long awareness drive on the theme of gender equality is the need of the society. Championing the cause of girls education and empowerment she did screening of the movie 'Girl Rising'. This was followed by an … [Read more...]

Why Going On An All-Women Vacation Is Good For You

Choosing to go on a vacation with just your girlfriends can be a wonderful idea. It’s the perfect time to really relax and get away from it all with a group of friends who you trust and who you want to spend real quality time with. There are many benefits to going on an all-women vacation, and here are just some of them; by the time you’ve finished reading, you’ll be ready to book. Your Friendships Will Be Stronger Getting away from it all with a group of friends does usually make that … [Read more...]

How To Make The Most Of Your Day Off

Having a day off is great! People need to take some time off now and then and focus on their well-being. It is important to relax and take a break from work even if you don't feel that tired. Having a day off is amazing for many reasons. You get to spend a whole day doing your favorite activities, you can create lovely memories with your friends, and you can relax your mind and body. However, many people see days off as a real nightmare. It might be a surprise for some, but there are people out … [Read more...]

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