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November 2014

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Who, What, Where
  • 2014                 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF FAMILY FARMING
  • 10 November   World Science Day for Peace and Development
  • 16 November   International Day for Tolerance
  • 20 November   Universal Children’s Day
  • 22 November  Africa Industrialization Day
  • 25 November   International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Highlight - WOMEN & CAREERS

The Centre and the ILO
  • Zero tolerance of any form of sexual harassment
  • ILO - Equal Pay -an introductory guide in Portuguese
UN & WOMEN
  • Use education to empower women without excluding men - UN advisor
  • Launch of the I Know Gender course for the UN System
  • Iceland Announces Men-Only UN Meeting on Women
  • UN Alliance of Civilizations 2014 - Gender Equality??
  • DISRUPTION
  • Feminists in Development Organizations: Change from the Margins
What's new on the web
  • Peut-on parler de gender studies arabes? Un focus sur le Maghreb
  • Malala Yousafzai & Kailash Satyarthi Are Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
What are they doing?
  • Greater Gender Equality Equals More Olympic Medals
  • AUSTRALIA - WOMEN MUST WORK AN EXTRA 64 DAYS TO EQUAL MEN'S PAY
  • Generation 2030/AFRICA
  • AFRICA POPULATION EXPLODING - WOMEN & GIRLS FACE POVERTY, HIGH FERTILITY, CHILD MARRIAGE, VIOLENCE, HEALTH & EDUCATION NEEDS +
  • Literacy Injustice: 493 Million Women Still Can't Read
  • As Africa’s Population Growth Explodes, Its Children May Lose Out
Gender Issues
  • Who’s doing all the housework ?
  • Europe Labour Market -“The Pink Ghetto” for Women
Focus on - WOMEN & CAREERS
  • The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood Bonus - A Child Helps Your Career, if You’re a Man
  • Hillary Clinton on How to Close the Business Gender Gap
  • More women at the top, higher returns
  • Another story in the “Italian corner” on page 38
On-going and/or coming Gender Programmes/ Conferences / Events:
  • Convegno nazionale - Scienza, genere e società: a che punto siamo? Prospettive di genere in una scienza che si evolve
  • VI MEDITERRANEAN WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS FORUM   
Grants/Funding opportunities/Awards/Fellowships/Vacancies
  • “Untapped Potential: European Foundation Funding for Women & Girls”: A Study of Foundations Providing Funding for Women & Girls     Ragazze con i numeri giusti
  • Project Coordinator (50%) - Programme on Gender and Global Change (PGGC)
  • Erasmus Mundus Master GEMMA scholarships (for EU and non-EU students)
THE ITALIAN CORNER
  • “Donne, scegliete l’imperfezione e avrete successo”
Poets’ Corner
  • MUJER HACHA
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