In the latest episode of our podcast “On Human Rights” from Almedalen, we’re speaking to Tove Dahlgren. She is the head of the educational department for a foundation called Allbright. Allbright is a politically independent, non-profit foundation that promotes equality … Continue reading » “How Can Swedish Companies Put More Women in Management”Continue readingMore Tag
Gender stereotypes and norms are root causes of societal inequalities and gender-based discrimination, which in turn can translate into shunted life experiences and very serious life situations. These can include, but are not limited to gender-based poverty and violence, unequal … Continue reading » “Promoting Gender Equality: Methods, Results & Lessons Learned”Continue readingMore Tag
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What would it take to get more girls to complete primary education in Ethiopia?
That’s what Helena Reisdahl, an RWI Minor Field Study grant holder, went to Ethiopia to investigate.
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute … Continue reading » “Asking Mothers of the Next Generation What to Do”Continue readingMore Tag
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Participants at the International Forum of Women Leaders “Equal Opportunities for a Better Future” held in Minsk, Belarus recently adopted a declaration calling for the further advancement of women’s participation in political and … Continue reading » “Minsk Declaration of Women Leaders Adopted at International Forum”Continue readingMore Tag
The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok recently organized a regional workshop titled “URGENCY IN ACTION-Understanding Human Behavior and ensuring Human Rights and Gender Equality in the Response to Climate Change.”
The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok organized the workshop to … Continue reading » “Human Rights and Gender Equality in the Response to Climate Change”Continue readingMore Tag
RWI has prepared a publication that consists of a compilation of abstracts on inclusion of human rights and gender equality aspects in the teaching of various legal disciplines in Belarus, Serbia, and the United States.
The publication is available in … Continue reading » “New Publication on Human Rights and Gender Equality in Quality Human Rights Teaching”Continue readingMore Tag