Tagged: Gender Equality

EVENT: International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

In 1999 the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize on that day activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem.
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women also launches the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, which runs through 10 December, Human Rights Day…

EVENT: International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

In 1999 the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize on that day activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem.
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women also launches the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, which runs through 10 December, Human Rights Day…

BLOG: Alcohol Prohibition In Bihar: A Policy Analysis

This blog post summarizes a policy analysis of the positive and negative effects of alcohol prohibition in Bihar, India…

NEWS: Singapore: Rising Alcohol Problems among (Young) Women

Among Singapore women, the lifetime prevalence of alcohol abuse increased from 1.2% of the population in 2010 to 1.7% in 2016, according to studies.A local study on alcohol consumption trends between 1992 and 2004 reports an increase in frequent alcohol use to be most pronounced among Singapore women aged 18 to 29. At the Institute of Mental Health’s National Addictions Management Service (Nams), the number of new patients with alcohol use disorders has gone up out of these patients 15% are reportedly women…

NEWS: Canada: ‘Mommy Juice’ Normalizes Alcohol

Normalizing alcoholism for women is the newest social media trend fired by Big Alcohol. Many Facebook pages, YouTube videos and specially memes depicting managing stressors of motherhood through alcohol consumption is being highly circulated over the internet. “Women are being played and they’re being played in a very cynical way by the alcohol industry,” said Keating-Toews, AFM Education and Research Specialist, as per Global News…

OPEN LETTER: Don’t Poison Our Rights

Open Letter to call for an end of the partnership between Diageo, the world’s second largest liquor producer and the International Women’s Day, and to put an end to Big Alcohol attempting to poison Women’s Rights…

BLOG: Don’t Poison My Rights

A powerful blog post that takes issue with a popular hashtag.
Brenda explores why and how the fight for female empowerment and against Big Alcohol abusing feminism can and must become more inclusive, coherent and conscious of the needs of all affected women and girls…

NEWS: France: High Alcohol Related Death Toll

According a new national report 41,000 people died due to alcohol related causes in 2017. This makes 7% of the total death toll for individuals over 15 years of age. Alcohol related deaths are only second to tobacco related death in the ‘avoidable death’ category of France. Men in France are specifically affected by alcohol related death…

EVENT: International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

In 1999 the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize on that day activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem.
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women also launches the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, which runs through 10 December, Human Rights Day…