The existing gender analysis frameworks start with a premise that men and women are equal and should be treated equally. These frameworks give emphasis on equal distribution of resources between men and women and believe that this will bring equality which is not always true.
In Botswana – two out of three women have experienced gender based violence during their lifetime which makes it a pressing human rights issue. he EU is supporting local NGO Kagisano Women's shelter to reach out with dramatized real life stories on national television and with me
Women have made enormous strides towards economic empowerment over the past century. But progress is uneven around the world, and women are behind men on a range of indicators from having a bank account to starting their own business.
In recent years and in many parts of the world, there have been unprecedented contestations of women’s status and rights; including the widespread use of rape as a weapon of war, and the proliferation of horrific forms of human trafficking, with women being enslaved or formally sold as goods.
Upon request of the FEMM Committee, this in-depth analysis aims to evaluate the most important strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the field of gender equality policy in foreign affairs and development cooperation for the European Commission until 2020.