May 112010
 

Excerpt from Gender Equality for Smarter Cities: Challenges and Progress By the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT ) 2010 Full document can be downloaded here We have, collectively, reached tipping point: 50.6 per cent of the world’s people now live in towns and cities. Developing countries account for 95 per cent of current urban […]

May 082010
 

Excerpt from Social Reproduction and Labour Rights: a case study of women workers in Nicaragua, Briefing Paper: February 2010 By CAWN, Central America Women’s Network: promoting women’s rights and gender equality Author: Dr Marina Prieto-Carrón Introduction Women globally have always borne the main burden of ‘social reproduction’, that is the primarily unpaid work that is […]

May 052010
 

Video producido por IPS Inter Press Service News Agency “En Bolivia, un país de 10 millones de habitantes localizado en el centro de Sud América, una silenciosa revolución con rostro de mujer ha comenzado a gestarse. Sus pasos están encaminados a ocupar la mitad de los 156 escaños de la nueva Asamblea Legislativa Plurinacional.”

Apr 012010
 

Esta colección de sitios web sobre liderazgo provee acceso a más de sesenta fuentes de información (en ingles y español) incluyendo análisis y reflexiones políticas y académicas, material para la educación así como también estudios de casos sensibles a las diferencias culturales. Estudios y nociones tradicionales de liderazgo raramente cuestionan jerarquías establecidas y diferencias de […]

Mar 172010
 

This collection of websites on leadership provides access to over sixty online sources (English and Spanish), including academic and political analyses and reflections, educational material, and culturally-sensitive case studies. Traditional studies and notions of leadership rarely question established hierarchies and power differentials.  Often focused on individual roles, goals, and responsibilities within the contexts of  “the […]

Feb 102010
 

Beirut, February 2010 : Female migrants, for developing countries like Madagascar and Nepal, are becoming the main export as the labour market demand for a new form of modern-day slavery – domestic servitude – increases in the Middle East. “The share of women migrating for employment rather than family reasons hasincreased over time,” says Maurice […]

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