Campaign ‘Change your Shoes’ welcomes new EU regulation on leather

Friday 1 May 2015
On 1 May 2015 the EU bans leather products that exceed a critical value of Chromium VI. This is an important step to protect the European consumers from harmful leather products. But the regulation does not protect people working in tanneries and shoe factories. Therefore, the new Campaign ‘Change your Shoes’ aims to improve the social and ecological conditions in the shoe and leather industry. In addition, there is a need for greater transparency in the way consumers are informed on products they buy and wear (continue)


петък 28ми ноември 2014
The Vienna + 20 Action Week took place in Vienna from June 24 to 28th as an anniversary of the 1993 Second World Conference on Human Rights. The main focus of the variety of events was on strengthening the human rights movement on a universal scale. (продължава)

PGLPEHT- Yambol is the first winner in the national competition "School without violence and gender based stereotypes" for 2014

Friday 5 September 2014 Мирела Петрова
Gender Education, Research and Technology Foundation and the National Network for children (NNC) worked for a year on the initiative of awarding the label "School without violence and gender based stereotypes". The initiative was supported by the Ministry of Education and Science (MES). 101 schools across the country took a part and sent their questionnaires for self-assessment, entering the competition for the label "School without violence and gender based stereotypes". Each school was (...) (continue)

No Hate Speech – is it mission impossible?

Friday 5 September 2014
Hate speech is not just a part of our daily lives, it has become a way of communication that is seamlessly tolerated by everyone. The influence of the media, some celebrities and the political figures is more than negative. Discrimination and intolerance against anyone who happens to be different than the usual are becoming larger.
In a society that accepts hate as something normal and insignificant, there are people who believe that things can change. They strive for a better world for (...) (continue)

The Discrimination against Children in Institutional Care: Covert, Pretended or Real and Perceivable

Thursday 4 April 2013
A team of consultants of GERT supported by UNICEF Bulgaria conducted in the period July-August 2012, a start-up study within the project „JUST/2011/PROG/AG/1883 „Decent Work and Better Life without Discrimination” with the financial support of the European Commission, through the Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity 2007-2013 PROGRESS of the European Community, implemented by the MLSP.
The objective of the study was to identify and study the attitudes and perceptions of children (...) (continue)

Mexico 2006 Know-How Declaration: "Weaving the information society: a gender and multicultural perspective"

Tuesday 31 October 2006 by Christina Haralanova
PREAMBLE 1. We, the Know How community, women and men from 60 countries gathered together at Palacio de Mineria in Mexico City, are a part of the global community of information and communication specialists, librarians, archivists, academics, journalists, politicians, activists, media specialists and representatives of indigenous women’s movements, excluded groups and sectors, and rural women’s information initiatives. We are dedicated to the creation and dissemination of information and (...) (continue)

Youth’s voices: report on sexual and reproductive rights in Central and Eastern Europe and Balkan countries

Friday 11 August 2006 Christina Haralanova
The report is published by ASTRA-Youth describing the situation of young people with respect to their sexual and reproductive health and rights. (continue)

AWID Forum, Bangkok: ICTs and Bulgarian Women’s Rights Movements

Wednesday 25 January 2006 Christina Haralanova
This abstract illustrates how ICTs have played a key role in women’s rights in Bulgaria. The following publication is a case study from the AWID Development Journal, which will get out in the beginning of 2006 and will contain impressions and debates held at the Forum. (continue)

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