Outpour of support for Egypt’s Nazra >>
The summoning and indictment this month of Mozn Hassan, founder and leader of the women’s rights organization Nazra for Feminist Studies, has been met with vigorous protests and declarations of support from both Egyptian women’s organisations and from the international community.
KVINFO's 'Sharaaka' book is now available in English >>
'Sharaaka'. Free download at the bottom of this page.
Deadline for applying the Mini Pool >>
The next deadline for applications of more than DKK 100.000 to KVINFO's Mini Pool is March 1.
Resource guides back online >>
Two resource guides on gender and development - "Gender and Rights" og "Facilitators Guide" are now back online via KVINFO's home page.
KVINFO in debate at BBC >>
BBC has invited KVINFO for an online debate about gender equality in Denmark
Denmark slides down the World Gender Gap index >>
Denmark has dropped from number 5 to number 14 in the yearly Gender Gap Report. When it comes to the Middle East and North Africa, where KVINFO's international work is centered, the countries in the region are still hovering near the bottom of the list.
Find the Tunisian women >>
The fifth Who is She Database has been launched in Tunisia in order to create exposure for women experts and enhance their contribution to society.
Azza Soliman finally acquitted >>
Egyptian women's and human rights defender Azza Soliman has finally been acquitted. After coming forward to witness against the police killing of a demonstrator in January, she was herself accused of participating in an illegal protest.
100-year Anniversary of Right to Vote in Arabic >>
Two articles about the celebration of the 100 year anniversary of women's right to vote are now online in Arabic in KVINFO's Web Magazine. An 18 year old Dane and an Egyptian journalist give their perspectives.
KVINFO partner chosen to communicate development goals for UN >>
KVINFOs partner Turning Tables er blevet udvalgt af FN til at være med til at kommunikere verdens nye udviklingsmål. Det er de på grund af deres arbejdsmetode, som de også har benyttet i flere projekter sammen med KVINFO.
Help us get you a great mentor match! >>
KVINFO søger mentees og mentorer til at teste en ny, og mere effektiv måde at matche mentorparrene på
Handing out Diplomas in Spite of Civil War >>
Bombs, civil war, exile and kidnappings are not every day events for most students. But it is at the master education in gender and development in Yemen, which KVINFO and Roskilde University supports. However the first students could still receive their diplomas this week.
Untold stories told in Ramallah >>
The short films "Untold Stories" where 12 Arab women tell about their own lives will be screened in Ramallah today.
First Saudi women register to vote >>
Today the first women in Saudi Arabia has registered to vote in the upcoming municipal elections. As one of the last countries in the world Saudi women gain equal rights to vote and stand in elections.
Official decoration for KVINFO partner in Tunisia >>
Dalenda Largueche, who leads one of KVINFO's partners in Tunisia has received an official honour for her work.
Yemen is our country too >>
The foreign meddling in the conflict in Yemen and the conditions for woman and their missing voice in the peace process are some of the themes at the seminar "Why does Yemen struggle with internal and external conflicts?"
Women in Politics - looking forward >>
KVINFO' s and DIPD's conference "Women in Politics" is wrapping up. 6 outstanding women politicians from different parts of the world are concluding the debate. Challenges, barriers, role models and women's contríbution to leadership are some of the themes.
Ministers and parliamentarians at "Women in Politics" conference >>
The "Women in Politics" conference kicked off today with a range of high level guests from around the world. Celebrating 100 years of women's right to vote in Denmark and looks for ways forward and inspiration between Denmark and the Arab region, Asia and Africa.
The frames for future cooperation >>
Many of KVINFO's Arab partners are in Copenhagen for the "Women in Politics" conference. The occasion is used to have a dialogue about the issues and methods in our future cooperations.
Arab and Danish activists hold conference about sexual violence >>
Activists from Denmark, Egypt, Syria, Morocco and Yemen has got together to exchange experiences of how to prevent sexual violence. KVINFO, the Danish Women's Council and several other organizations are hosting the conference.