Gender Roles & Status of Women in Indian Society
The role and status of women in India is a very hot issue that is passionately debated every day, as ever more women become conscious of the inequalities and bias they suffer from. All around the world, women are an untapped "resource" to fight poverty and violence. And even though their potential has been very clearly revealed time and again in difficult circumstances (world wars, independence movements) men have too often lost sight of it in times of stability.
Top Online Documentaries & Films on Poverty
This is a collection of some of the best online documentaries about a broad range of topics, from politics to refugees, disasters, global warming, poverty and other social challenges that our societies face as a whole.
Women in Poverty: The Key to Breaking the Cycle?
The feminization of poverty – or the growing number of women in poverty – has been ongoing for the past four decades. It means that the proportion of women in the world who suffer from poverty keeps growing and that it is becoming a problem that affects more women than men.
Family poverty & the feminisation of poverty
This article is a complement to our series on women in poverty, focusing mostly on developing countries, we'll look here at a more general picture of family poverty around the world. What challenges families face, the causes of poverty in children and women as well as the role of governments in helping them... or in making things worse.