Gender Summit Europe

Scrutinzing Structural Gender Inequality in Academia

Photo credits: Gender Summit’s flickr photo stream RWI recently attended the 7th Gender Summit in Berlin, Germany. “RWI works with gender aspects in research in cooperation with many partners, notably in China and Belarus,” says Alexandra Ronkina, Programme Officer at RWI. The summit in Berlin gives participants a chance to discuss the persisting structural gender…

Fostering Inclusive Societies Helps Stem Violence

“It was a terrible attack in Paris last week. A normal, fun, Friday night in town with friends going to a football match, to dine, drink, or hear music was torn apart and ripped to pieces. The feeling of safety which is key to our well-being took a serious blow,” says Morten Kjaerum, the director of…

Human rights and gender workshop China

Human Rights and Gender in China

“Without empowerment of women and girls throughout the world, we will not see economic development, growth in democracy, and innovative solutions to our world’s problems,” said Professor Bill Simmons, who teaches human rights and gender related courses at the University of Arizona. He recently traveled to the Chinese province of Inner Mongolia, where RWI and…