Gender equality

North Macedonia’s Women Reporters Know How to Handle Sexism

From: "That brunette had a great question" to: "Wouldn't it be better for to find a job from 9 to 5 - so you know when you're coming home and can plan your time, like everybody 'normal'?" to: "Make a career? Nonsense! Get a hold of yourself, look after your children and your man!", this is the range of observations that many women journalists hear in North Macedonia.

For Montenegro’s Female Journalists, Equality is a Myth

As a result, I was condemned by the community and subjected to a torrent of insults and name-calling because I was a woman violating the customary rules.

I was threatened with guns and rape, which I duly reported to the police, who duly failed to react. Those were the years of war heroes and brave men, and women were important only because they bore sons who would go into war. Budai: EU policy on gender equality after 2019 should be strengthened

Gender equality and economic independence of women represented some of the topics included on the agenda of talks on the second day of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) meeting in Bucharest, where Labour Minister Marius Budai underscored that the European Union policy on gender equality after 2019 should be strengthened, according to a release of the rel

Bulgarian Woman is Chosen for a Global Initiative for Women Entrepreneurs in the Field of Technology

On March 8 - International Women's Day, the non-governmental organization Reach for Change launched the global initiative Bridgit, which aims to overcome digital inequality between men and women. 11 women - social entrepreneurs from Europe and Africa will get support to develop their digital solutions that increase access to information technology for women and girls.

PM Dancila: As Romania's first female prime minister, I understand my immense responsibility

In a message on March 8, the International Women's Day, Romania's Prime Minister Viorica Dancila says that as Romania's the first ever female prime minister, she understands her immense responsibility, especially in promoting women's rights in all areas of social life.