Tag Archives: WOMEN

University of Leeds researchers: certain food groups could affect the age at which the menopause begins

LEEDS, 03-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In the first UK study examining the relationship between diet and the start of the menopause, researchers have found certain food groups could affect the age at which the menopause begins. Research by the University of … Read the full press release

RCOG Professor Janice Rymer on Lancet’s pre-conception health articles: We are extremely concerned by the findings that 96% of women of reproductive age have iron and folate dietary intakes below the recommendation for pregnancy

LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The diet and health of both parents can have profound implications for the growth, development, and long-term health of their children before their conception, according to a series of papers published in The Lancet. These findings have substantial societal … Read the full press release

Swiss FDFA Secretary General Markus Seiler and Director of the Federal Office for Gender Equality Sylvie Durrer at 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

The 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) begins today in New York. This year’s session will focus on achieving gender equality and the economic empowerment of women and girls in rural areas. Switzerland will … Read the full press release

Her Majesty Queen Máxima at the ‘Power of Partnerships – making finance work for women Entrepreneurs’ Symposium organised by the Dutch Development Bank (FMO)

THE HAGUE, 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Her Majesty Queen Máxima will hold a speech on Monday 12 March at the Royal Institute for the Tropics in Amsterdam (KIT) in the Symposium ‘ Power of Partnerships – making finance work for women … Read the full press release

Iberdrola: Commitment to equality symposium analysed the role of women in the areas of public life, business and elite sport

In today’s symposium, academics, athletes and business representatives discussed ‘Commitment to equality’ The event was inaugurated by the Constitutional Law professor and director, Manuel Aragón; Iberdrola’s Director of Compliance, María Dolores Herrera; the general deputy director of Women and Sports … Read the full press release

SSAB joins Women in Tech initiative to increase the number of women in SSAB’s top management

SSAB has joined the Women in Tech network, coordinated by Technology Industries of Finland. STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “The Women in Tech initiative aims at increasing the number of women in the field of technology. Activities in the organization’s network … Read the full press release

“Smart” concept for cover planting wins Farming by Satellite Prize

The 3rd Farming by Satellite Prize, promoting the use of satellite technologies in agriculture, was decided on Monday 23rd January at International Green Week in Berlin. The overall winner of €5,000 was a team from ISA Lille in France with … Read the full press release

European Commission supports global Girls in ICT Day

Brussels, 30-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — How can we encourage more young female tech talent into digital jobs? The European Commission, European Parliament and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) are coming together on Girls in ICT Day (25 April) to find new ways of encouraging … Read the full press release

Shattering myths and glass ceilings: launch of database of ‘Global Board Ready Women’

Strasbourg, 13-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today the European Business Schools Women on Boards Initiative is migrating their ‘Global Board Ready Women’ list of 8 000 women into an online database. The women on this list all fulfil stringent criteria for Corporate Governance … Read the full press release

And yet it’s coming: a gender quota in business leadership

Ms Viviane Reding — Vice-President, Member of the Commission responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Women’s Finance Forum Hamburg, 27-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  Key statements: We did it: yesterday, the European Commission made gender equality history. After years of empty promises and … Read the full press release

A historic day for gender equality

Viviane Reding — Vice-President of the European Commission, EU Justice Commissioner  Brussels, 19-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today is a historic day for gender equality! After decades of empty promises and failed attempts at self-regulation, we still have an effective 85% male quota on the … Read the full press release

SME WEEK: EU needs more women entrepreneurs to create growth and jobs

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Women’s entrepreneurial potential is underexploited and the EU needs more women entrepreneurs to create growth and new jobs. This was the main message of today’s European SME Week Summit in Brussels which focuses on encouraging women to … Read the full press release

European Commission and UN Women launch new partnership on women’s empowerment

Brussels, 19-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission and UN Women today launched Spring Forward for Women, a new joint regional programme for the South Mediterranean Region. The programme aims to support national and regional stakeholders to empower women economically and … Read the full press release