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Tajikistan - Male Police Continue Targeting Women Wearing Hijabs
Women in Dushanbe - CurrentTime TV By Mushfig Bayram, Forum 18 30 July 2021 - The long-running regime campaign to prevent women wearing the hijab (Islamic headscarf) intensified from March, human rights defenders including Muslim women say. Officials stop women in the street, question them, and order them to take off their hijab. "When they saw a woman in... Learn More
Can a Resurgence in Labor Unions Help Working Women?
By John Budd* - 2021 First came the wave of teacher strikes led by women fighting the devaluing of their work, then Google employees walked out in protest of its handling of sexual harassment and (later) formed the Alphabet Workers Union, and now racial justice is a central theme as Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama vote on whether to unionize. In between... Learn More
Malta - OSCE Media Freedom Rep Welcomes the Public Inquiry Report on Assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia
Valletta Malta, Memorial to journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia who was assassinated in 2017 (Shutterstock / Paul Mendoza) VIENNA, 2 August 2021 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Teresa Ribeiro welcomed the report published by the independent Public Inquiry Board into the assassination of renowned investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta in 2017. The... Learn More
Launch of the Global Observatory for Women, Sport, Physical Education
Lausanne, July 9th, 2021: the Global Observatory for Women, Sport, Physical Education and Physical Activity has been established as an incubating association in Lausanne, Switzerland, with UNESCO’s support. Thanks to the commitment of the Swiss authorities, including the Canton of Vaud, the City of Lausanne and the University of Lausanne, this launch marks the outcome of... Learn More
Women in Dushanbe – CurrentTime TV By Mushfig Bayram, Forum 18 30 July 2021 – The long-running regime campaign to prevent women Learn More
By John Budd* – 2021 First came the wave of teacher strikes led by women fighting the devaluing of their work, then Learn More
Valletta Malta, Memorial to journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia who was assassinated in 2017 (Shutterstock / Paul Mendoza) VIENNA, 2 August Learn More
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