South Africa: Gender Bill targets are unrealistic

South Africa has made significant progress in regard to gender equity since 1994. The draft Gender Equality Bill published on 29 August is intended to accelerate this process. “Promoting gender equality is an important part of this country’s commitment to transformation,” says Sandra Burmeister, CEO of the Landelahni Recruitment Group. “The question is whether we [...]

Gender-neutral True equality is her goal: Coverage of Roshni Mathan and CRISP in Deccan Herald 25/08/2012

Roshni Mathan Pereira wears many hats, and with great elan. An educator for many years, she also takes her role as counselor of CRISP (Children’s Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting) very seriously. Roshni, who is in her late thirties, has a Bachelors degree in Education, a Masters degree in Child Education and an MBA in [...]

Father’s the Cornerstone of the Family

I came across this quote this morning and it truly summed up all one should say on a day, such as today-Father’s Day; A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. Author Unknown Today many fathers woke to smiling children excited to give them their special [...]

INDIA: Ensure Justice and care to victims of gender-based violence

Dear Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh: I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem I would like to urgently bring to your notice and reiterate my concern about the treatment and care given to women and children who experience sexual assault in light of a series of disturbing news reports on this [...]

Gender Activists Urged To Penetrate To Rural Tanzania

Gender activists in Tanzania have been urged to penetrate to rural areas where there are a lot of violations of human rights in various forms. The call was made on Tuesday March 20, 2012 by Francis Selasini who is the executive coordinator for the network against female genital mutilation (NAFGEM), which is based in Moshi [...]

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