Tagged with Gender

Girl on Girl: How we perpetuate abuse and violence

Reporting from Bangladesh: Shahana Siddiqui Instead of waiting for change, women must take charge of their own worlds, asserts SHAHANA SIDDIQUI. I have let things slip, a thirty-year-old cargo boat Stubbornly hanging on to my name and address… I didn’t want any flowers, I only wanted To lie with my hands turned up and be utterly … Continue reading

In Armenia women are worse off than in Georgia, better off than in Azerbaijan

Reporting from Armenia: Artur Papyan The Economist Intelligence Unit has published the “Women’s Economic Opportunity Index 2012” along with a report, which attempt to measure progress in the economic advancement of women around the world. The result is a comprehensive assessment of the enabling environment for women’s economic participation in 128 countries. The Index aims to … Continue reading