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Paris, 16/06 : Best Of! 2015 – Be Bold & Innovate

May 29, 2015

[ 16 June 2015; ] The Best Of! 2015 will give you an exclusive and exciting opportunity to meet experts, explore new approaches in the fields of technological, entrepreneurial and social innovation and learn from best practices and real-life experiences.

Bruxelles, 14/06 : Concert Brussels Philharmonic au bénéfice de la Fondation “Beautiful After Breast Cancer”

May 28, 2015

[ 14 June 2015; 10 h 00 min; ] Un Concert au bénéfice de la Fondation “Beautiful After Breast Cancer” (BABC) avec le Brussels Philharmonic dirigé par Dirk Brossé sera donné le 14 Juin 2015 a 15:00 à Flagey.

How Women Change Men As daughters, sisters, wives, and coworkers

May 27, 2015

Soon after Jay Z welcomed his first child, Blue Ivy Carter, last year, a poem the rapper had reportedly dedicated to his new baby girl zipped around the Internet. “Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich / I didn’t think hard about using the word B—-,” it opened. “I rapped, I flipped it, I sold it, I lived it / now with my daughter in this world / I curse those that give it.” The poem turned out to be a hoax, but a spate of recent research backs the idea that close relationships with women can dramatically sway men’s attitudes and behavior, at home and at work, for better and for worse


May 27, 2015

L’information selon laquelle près de 300 femmes et jeunes filles ont été « sauvées » des griffes de Boko Haram par l’armée nigériane est encourageante, mais il ne s’agit que d’une modeste victoire concernant la sécurité des milliers de femmes et jeunes filles enlevées par le groupe armée depuis 2014, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 29 avril.

Pourquoi les femmes développent moins leurs réseaux professionnels que les hommes

Giulietta Gamberini from
May 27, 2015

Alors que les hommes comptent en moyenne 72 personnes dans leurs cercles, les femmes n’en identifient qu’une cinquantaine. Une différence de taille qui trouve son origine dans une plus grande méfiance des femmes vis-à-vis d’une approche utilitariste des relations, relève une étude publiée mardi.

Plaidoyer pour plus de femmes sur les listes de candidats aux élections sociales

May 27, 2015

Kris Peeters, ministre fédéral de l’Emploi et de l’Economie, appelle à respecter l’équilibre hommes/femmes lors de la composition des listes des candidats pour les élections sociales 2016. Depuis 1975, le nombre de candidates a fortement augmenté mais pas proportionnellement à l’augmentation du nombre de travailleurs féminins au cours de la même période.

Gender Summits : Quality Research and Innovation through Equality

Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer from
May 20, 2015

[ 6 November 2015 9 h 00 min to 7 November 2015 9 h 00 min. ] Dear Gender Summit supporter

I am pleased to announce that registration and call for Abstracts for the Gender Summit 7 Europe 2015 (GS7 Europe) are now open.

The GS7 Europe takes place in Berlin on 6-7 November 2015 and precedes the Falling Walls celebration as a reminder that gender inequality is a ‘wall’ that also must fall.

Children of working mothers do better, says Harvard Business School study

May 20, 2015

Working mums have daughters who are better educated and higher earning while their sons do more housework and childcare, according to analysis of gender divisions in 25 developed countries including Australia.

What’s new in the European Commission in regards to parity in decision making?

May 20, 2015

It is now a well-known fact that women represent more than half of the population of the European Union, but they are not represented equally in decision-making at all European levels. This current and lingering under-representation is a serious obstacle to the democratic legitimacy of the EU.


May 13, 2015

Monica Curca founded “The Real Women of Syria,” a digital storytelling project that uses mobile technology and social media to share and amplify the stories of Syrian women. The project highlights the importance of owning and producing your own story, and how technology is helping to counter the portrayal of Syrian women as victims of the Syrian Revolution.