Women

Turkish actors to perform ‘Spoonface’ at UN in Geneva

The U.N. building in Geneva is opening its doors to 'Spoonface,' an award-winning play that depicts the value of life through the eyes of an autistic child diagnosed with cancer.

Upon the invitation of Iraqi princess Dr. Nisreen El-Hashemite, the play will premiere on Sept. 21 on World Peace Day and afterwards start a world tour.

Bulgaria has Adopted a National Programme to Prevent and Protect Women and Children Against Domestic Violence

Bulgaria has adopted a national programme to prevent and protect women and children against domestic violence. The programme meets a crucial need as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have registered an increase in violence against women and children since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic challenging our commitment to equality and human dignity

Women are already suffering the deadly impact of lockdowns and quarantines. These restrictions are essential - but they increase the risk of violence towards women trapped with abusive partners. Recent weeks have seen an alarming global surge in domestic violence; the largest support organization in the UK reported a 700 percent increase in calls.

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