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   Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women.

How People Around the World View Gender Equality in Their Countries

Pew Research Center

By Jacob Poushter, Janell Fetterolf and Christine Tamir

Organizations that track gender equality across a variety of outcomes related to health, economics, politics and education – such as the United Nations Development Program and the World Economic Forum – find widespread inequality. For example, women account for less than half of the labor force globally, and few nations have ever had a female leader.

In their most recent Global Gender Gap report, the World Economic Forum projects that it will take more than a century to close the current gender gap in the countries it covers. Yet, overall trends show increasing gender equality in many countries.

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Corruption Effects Differ for Women – Analysis

http://eurosocial.eu/en/entrevistaarticulo/la-corrupcion-castiga-de-manera-mas-sustancial-a-las-mujeres-por

CORRUPTION PUNISHES WOMEN MORE BECAUSE POVERTY HAS BEEN FEMINISED

Interview with Delia Ferreira, Chair of Transparency International, regarding the progress made in Latin America to fight corruption and the ongoing challenges, among them reducing the effect of this scourge on the female population

Delia Ferreira, Doctor of Law from the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, has been the top adviser to the Argentinian Congress and an adviser to the country’s Auditor General’s Office. She chaired the Argentinian chapter of Transparency International (TI), was a member of its International Board and in 2017 was elected chair of this NGO. She is the author of numerous publications on democratic culture, political institutions, parliamentary ethics, political party funding and election systems, among other topics of public interest.

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Permanent UN Forum on Indigenous Issues 2019 - Indigenous Women

https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/unpfii-sessions-2/18-2.html

18th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

Date: 22 April – 3 May 2019 - United Nations Headquarters, NYC

Theme: “Traditional Knowledge: Generation, Transmission & Protection”

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EU - Gender Employment Gap in the European Union

March 7, 2019 - In 2017, the employment rate of women aged 20 – 64 (66.5%) was 11.5 percentage points (pp) lower than that of men aged 20 - 64 (78.0%) in the European Union (EU). In other words, the gender employment gap in the EU stood at 11.5 pp.

Among the EU Member States, the gender employment gap was lowest in Lithuania (1.0 pp), Finland (3.5 pp), Sweden (4.0 pp) and Latvia (4.3 pp).

At the opposite end of the scale, the largest employment gap between men and women was observed in Malta (24.1 pp), followed by Italy (19.8 pp) and Greece (19.7 pp).

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Global Press Freedom Country Index Ranking 2019

The degree of freedom available to journalists in 180 countries is determined by pooling the responses of experts to a questionnaire devised by RSF. This qualitative analysis is combined with quantitative data on abuses and acts of violence against journalists during the period evaluated. The criteria evaluated in the questionnaire are pluralism, media independence, media environment and self-censorship, legislative framework, transparency, and the quality of the infrastructure that supports the production of news and information.

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