Historic Women’s Summit

We want to share with you the Introductory Clause of the International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative Declaration Statement that was launched at the IWECI Summit this last month: “We are the mothers and the grandmothers, sisters and daughters, nieces and aunts, who stand together to care for all generations …

March news from Calvert Foundation

BLOG FLICKR® FACEBOOK© TWITTER™ It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return while lifting families out of poverty. Empowering Investors to Empower Communities MARCH 2013 Dear Friends, Last Friday was International Women’s Day, a day of celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women around the world. At Calvert …

What if women ruled the world?

    What if women ruled the world?   Dee Dee Myers* – Viewpoint, BBC  Not so long ago, the idea that women might rule the world seemed slightly ridiculous – like something out of science fiction. But in an essay to mark International Women’s Day, political analyst and former …

Celebrating International Women’s Day at the RSA

Celebrating International Women’s Day at the RSA Lisa Cowan, European Ethical Markets Correspondent Celebrates International Women’s day – in very good company! March 8th, 2012 at the RSA in London WINDOW2050™ is the Women’s Intergenerational Network for Development Opportunities & Wealth. Initiated by Sustainability expert Rosemary De Vos, this network …

FYI: Joint announcement by PGA and SG on International Women’s Day

8 March 2012 JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS on the occasion of the INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY The President of the United Nations General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, and the Secretary-General of the United Nations would like to jointly propose …

Frozen in time: Gender pay gap remains unchanged for 10 years

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 033/070312 Frozen in time: Gender pay gap remains unchanged for 10 years – Asia shows greatest wage difference between men and women – New industry ranking puts domestic workers on largest gender pay gap – Women in unionised sectors are less likely to …