Serbia: Campaigning for equality at work and a decent life
The Serbian labor market is beset by huge problems. They include violations of workers’ rights in many forms, but one particularly entrenched problem is gender-based discrimination in the labor market and at the workplace. According to recent research by the Victimology Society of Serbia, 72,2% of women have experienced gender-based […]
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Who is actually the weaker sex?
When celebrating the so-called “weaker sex” on women’s day, one should also think about those questions that are surfacing with the changing role of women in society. As the example of some Hungarian women shows, empowerment can bring up some important issues that society needs to address. Hungary is not […]
A Woman’s Work is Never Done
As a Latin American woman immigrating to the USA, accepting new gender norms has not been as liberating as I though it would be.
Does the Military Have a Gender?
The Military: A Male Institution by Definition “The military, the defence forces have no gender. Military only has power, the capability to fight, authority and social prestige. The unity of the defence forces does not know gender or age. There are female soldiers and there are male soldiers. Professional competence, […]
Women’s Role In Resource Management and the Environment
Speaking is a fundamental human right but unfortunately in West Africa it is a luxury for some and most especially women. In many West Africa countries, the culture, education and cultural norms does not encourage women to speak out in public let alone on the issues they face, for example […]