Items tagged with 'Gender issues'

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On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child proclaimed by the UN for October 11, 2012 Terre des hommes launched a campaign “InDifesa” (Helpless) to ensure girls from all...
‘New Europe’ reports that Romania takes steps to combat human trafficking. The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) published...
‘UNHCR’ reports on its website that a group of 15 Afghan refugee women at risk have been flown from Iran with their dependents to an evacuation transit centre in Slovakia ahead of onward...
In 2011, the government issued comprehensive multi-agency guidelines on female genital mutilation, for England and Wales. The aim of the guidance is to support frontline practitioners from health,...
‘Deutsche Welle’ reports on the ‘End Female Genital Mutilation’ campaign of Amnesty International, which wants to raise awareness about this problem in Europe, as European...
‘The Guardian’ warns that up to 2,000 British schoolgirls may undergo genital mutilation over the Summer. The practice is illegal in the UK, yet there have been no prosecutions so far....
‘News Scotsman’ reports that the Scottish government set forth a new guidance for how to better protect children. It proposes that mental health, criminal justice and education services...
‘CRIN’ published a press release after Belgium banned women from wearing niqabs and burqas. Together with other human rights NGOs and along with the Human Rights Commissioner’s...
‘The Independent’ reports that in the 12 months since the Forced Marriage and Civil Protection Act came into force, 86 forced marriage protection orders were issued. Also, a training...
This publication documents more than 95 good practices to help eliminate gender-based violence and highlights their impact in preventing violence against women, protecting victims and prosecuting...

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