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World No Tobacco Day 2012

EuroMediter is pleased to adhere to the World No Tobacco Day 2012! The iniative is observed around the world every year on May 31st. It is meant to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption across the globe. The day is further intended to draw global attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to negative health ...

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Africa Water Week 2012

The 4th Africa Water Week, hosted by Egypt from 14th till 18th May 2012, comes at a time that greater attention is being focused on the nexus between water and growth and development, hence the decision to call back attention on how far the continent has exploited water resources to grow Africa’s economies given the sectoral linkages with agriculture, energy, ...

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ILO World of Work Report 2012

The ILO launches its annual report “World of Work Report 2012: Better Jobs for a Better Economy”. The new study examines the performance of different countries since the start of the global crisis through the prism of the quantity and quality of jobs. In particular, the report states women and youth are disproportionately affected by unemployment and job precariousness. For ...

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Gendered Impacts of Globalization: Employment & Social Protection

A paper entitled “Gendered Impacts of Globalization: Employment & Social Protection” has been published by United Nations – Research Institute for Social Development. It reviews evidence on how key aspects of globalization processes have impacted the real economy, in terms of employment and social conditions of work for women and men across a wide range of countries. This paper was ...

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‘Manual de lenguaje no sexista’

Last February, ACSUR (a non-governmental organization for development) published a curious manual, called “Manual de lenguaje no sexista” (Guide for a no sexist language). This inclusive language manual is a guide for the use of an inclusive language, a political gamble to bring attention to women. Language is a social construct and reflects gender prejudices still present in our culture and world vision. These prejudices are everywhere: in the macro and micro, in our daily practices, in our speeches, even ...

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Questionnaire to civil society on State Obligation and the Due Diligence Principle to Eliminate Viol

The questionnaire will be distributed to 6-10 CSOs/NGOs in approximately 30-40 countries. It aims to look into existing State measures and challenges encountered by CSOs/NGOs in their work to eliminate violence against women. The questionnaire will also probe civil society on its perception of State action in discharging its obligation; the effectiveness of these actions; and how they can be ...

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