Gender equality and discrimination - 2

Pro-vaccine campaign with sexy nurses not appreciated

2017.05.04

Sexy nurses in mini-skirts next to super respectable doctors, mostly men, with white coats and stethoscopes. This praiseworthy awareness campaign, launched by the Spanish Health Ministry, in the form of a Youtube video, aimed at ...

Fitness center craze that resembles Indian reservations

2017.05.01

Across Europe “women-only” health clubs are popping up. Where, women of all ages and body types can sweat in super-short shorts or super-adherent body suits, and can weigh themselves or take saunas, far from ...

The new vestals of the International Olympic Committee

2017.04.27

Greater female representation in the International Olympic Committee. Thirty-eight percent of the IOC is now made up of women: an increase of seventy percent compared to the figure in 2013. The findings reflect a real ...

Girls and women under-represented in ICT

2017.04.26

About 1.4 million people were studying Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the European Union (EU) in 2015. Girls were largely in a minority, accounting for only 17% of all ICT students. Across the ...

How Susanna became the first woman Mayor in the US

2017.04.07

Exactly 130 years ago the first female mayor of the US was elected. We’re talking about Susanna Madora Salter, who became first citizen of the town of Argonia, in Kansas, in April, 4, 1887, ...

Billy Elliot failed in his mission

2017.04.03

Despite its record in ticket sales and millions of visitors, Billy Elliot did not end up changing gender sterotypes. The fact is that there are still tons of young boys that, like the dancer-protagonist ...