Eastern Europe

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Feminist talk

Discourse online and onground around LGBTI rights in Poland

Posted Thu 27 Jun 2019 - 15:41 | 560 views

In Eastern Europe there is a spread of anti-gender discourse and in this context the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex (LGBTI) people is precarious. This article explores the protection for free speech, religion and for LGBTI rights in Poland. 

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Propping up patriarchy: Threats of the growing anti-gender movement

Posted Thu 13 Jun 2019 - 08:55 | 1,951 views

Across Brazil, Bulgaria, Poland and at the international level there is a vicious and concerted attempt to dilute the language around gender in policy and UN mechanisms which targets any gains in gender equality, advocates exclusion of LGBTIQ people and restrictions on sexual and reproductive rights. The attack on gender is real and here, what are we going to do about it?

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Publication

Sonia Corrêa on “Gender Ideology” for 2019 CREA Conference

Posted Tue 7 May 2019 - 08:26 | 1,111 views
An incisive and global analysis of anti-gender politics or gender ideology which Sonia Correa describes as a hydra that has different faces and coalesces into various coalitions in various contexts in Latin America, Europe and north America.
Report on Trans Activism in Central Asia and Eastern Europe (cover)

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Mapping Digital Landscapes of Trans Activism in Central Asia and Eastern Europe.

Posted Thu 8 Nov 2018 - 09:30 | 983 views
This report on Mapping Digital Landscapes of Trans Activism in Central Asia and Eastern Europe provides a regional overview of digital organizing by trans activists in Central Asia and Eastern Europe, emphasizing shared patterns of digital usage, barriers to free and safe use of the internet, and resistance strategies to homo/transphobic-motivated censorship, surveillance, and online attacks.

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Mapping research on gender and digital technology

Posted Tue 3 Jul 2018 - 14:04 | 73 views
The emerging sub-field of research around gender and digital technology is united in its understanding that gender biases and stereotypes are embedded in technology, and that this reproduces the existing problems around gender parity, gender-based violence, discrimination and exclusion on the internet. This report is a mapping of the research around gender and digital technology in the decade...

Feminist talk

Women's Gaze: Interview with Ninka Khaindrava

Posted Tue 7 Nov 2017 - 11:38 | 3,196 views
In this interview with Ninka Khaindrava, she talks about the state of activism around women's rights, labour rights and sexuality in Georgia. Ninka attended the MFI meeting in Malaysia to learn more about activists and their experiences with security and online violence in other parts of the world.

In depth

[SPECIAL EDITION] Observing our Observers in the Age of Social Media

Posted Mon 4 Sep 2017 - 18:43 | 3,492 views

Kerieva Mccormick looks at how young Roma women and girls deal with, understand, and talk about violence and harassment faced by Roma people, online and offline. This article examines the double consciousness experienced by those who live with the reality of exclusion and discrimination even now in contemporary societies, and the ways in which younger generations navigate hostility and...

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Towards A Knowledge-Based Economy: Country Assessment Reports

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 2,935 views
The reports provide an overview of a situation in the areas relevant to the development and functioning of the knowledge-based economy.

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Gender Mainstreaming in Practice: Handbook

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 3,394 views
A new Gender Mainstreaming methodology, written and developed by Regional Gender Programme, makes a gender dimension explicit in policy sectors. Gender equality is no longer viewed as a "separate question", but becomes a concern for all policies and programmes. Furthermore, a gender mainstreaming approach does not look at women in isolation, but looks at women and men both as actors in...

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UNDP Best Practices and Know-How in ICT for Development

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:23 | 3,535 views
A publication on UNDP Best Practices and Know-How in ICT for Development contains a collection of knowledge-based best practices accumulated by UNDP in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). <br />