Association ESE


   Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women.




# StopSexism #MeToo - Council of Europe Recommendation to Prevent & Combat Sexism


Sexism is any expression (act, word, image, gesture) based on the idea that some persons, most often women, are inferior because of their sex.

Sexism is harmful.
It produces feelings of worthlessness, self-censorship, changes in behaviour, and a deterioration in health.
Sexism lies at the root of gender inequality.
It affects women and girls disproportionately.


Where do we stand on women’s health in 2020?

WHO/Malin Bring

This year marks 25 years since countries committed to intensify their efforts towards women’s empowerment and gender equality through the Beijing Platform for Action. Today, we mark International Women’s Day 2020 and focus attention on the impact of gender equality on women’s health in the WHO European Region throughout their lives.

Europe has some of the highest levels of gender equality in the world, but progress has been slow and many differences between countries remain. According to existing gender equality indexes, no Member State has achieved full equality. Gender inequalities impact women’s health in many ways.


International Women's Day 2020: Progress on Gender Equality Remains Slow

© UNICEF/Jannatul Mawa. Women in Bangladesh stand up for gender equality.

Gender equality: Women’s rights in review 25 years after Beijing

March 5, 2020 - The reality finds faltering progress and notes that hard-won advances are being reversed by rampant inequality, climate change, conflict and exclusionary politics.

The review highlights a lack of effective action to boost women’s representation in key decision-making and warns that the Platform will never be realized if all women and girls are not acknowledged and prioritized.


HIV/AIDS - Women & Girls Are Still Vulnerable to HIV Due to Gender Inequality: UNAIDS


Gender discrimination and violence, as well as “huge” gaps in education, are among the factors why women and girls remain vulnerable to HIV, according to the UN agency working to end the AIDS epidemic.

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