Gender equality policies to be discussed in Dominican Republic conference

Gender equality policies to be discussed in Dominican Republic conference

Jamaica Observer – Friday, 18 October 2013 (originally published 13 Oct) SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CMC) – Gender inequalities in the digital economy will be examined here this week at the 12th Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean. The session will focus on gender equality, women’s empowerment, and […]

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Advocacy for women under domestic violence must work from ‘ground up’

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Advocacy for women under domestic violence must work from ‘ground up’

Davinder Kumar – WNN Features (WNN/PI) Santa Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: With Dominican Republic’s national legislation against violence in place, as well as the international laws on human rights, it is clear that the duty to exercise due diligence to prevent, prosecute and punish violence against women should exist. But very little real protection exists for women […]

Empowering women farmers can help relieve global hunger

Empowering women farmers can help relieve global hunger

Juhie Bhatia – Women News Network – WNN MDG Stories As global food prices continue to remain high, with potential increases on the horizon because of soaring oil prices and supply concerns, experts says there is one often-overlooked solution for fighting hunger: women Gender gap Women are vital to food production in many developing countries, […]