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Call to action: Gender equality for a sustainable future!

Call to action signed by women heads of state and governments at Rio+20  At a high-level event at the Rio+20 Conference in June 2012, women Heads of State and Government signed a Call to Action with concrete policy recommendations on … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2012: Time for quotas!

The International Women’s Day on March 8 traditionally celebrates women’s economic, political and social achievements. On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2012, time is ripe to ask why gender gaps persist in many fields. Gender quotas in business and … Continue reading

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Missing women – missing men!? Are there more men or more women on earth?

Around the world and for all time periods, nature provides that a little bit more boys than girls are born. In some countries, due to human intervention, there are a lot more boys born than girls at birth.  However, for … Continue reading

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