Alessia Maira posted in Gender

Hello dear community! Find below this week’s interesting news related to gender. Feel free to leave your thoughts and share other content that you might find relevant!

What’s in the news?

Gender Equality: The EU is breaking the glass ceiling thanks to new gender balance targets on company boards (European Commission, Nov. 22, 2022)
> the European Parliament has formally adopted the new EU law on gender balance on corporate boards. By 2026, companies will need to have 40% of the underrepresented sex among non-executive directors or 33% among all directors.

Gender-Based Violence and Food Insecurity: What we know and why gender equality is the answer (Relief Web, UN OCHA, Nov. 23, 2022)
> New CARE analysis highlights disturbing correlation between hunger and violence against women…

COP27: Gender and climate change links overlooked again? (Diálogo Chino, Nov. 25, 2022)
> Studies show women feel the impacts of climate change most acutely, but gender was low on the agenda at the Egypt summit…