The European Parliament and the Council of Europe have endorsed the proposal of the European Commission, which stipulates for fathers to establish a mandatory single lump-sum care leave for fathers in EU member states, which will last at least ten working days. This was stated by the press service of the European Parliament.
The Government’s program published on February 6 touched upon the issue of expanding women’s economic opportunities. Direct reference to women’s rights is focused on the chapter entitled “Free Dignified and Happy Citizen.” Particularly, in the chapter on ” Overcoming poverty, social protection and demography”, the executive promises:
A roadmap for providing equal rights for men and women in Armenia was presented during a conference entitled “Protection of Labor Rights in Armenia: Women in the Labor Market, Problems and Solutions”, held on February 13 in Yerevan, the process of which was launched a year ago within the framework of “Inspired + Armenia”
The IT sector has played a major role in the development of national economies of different countries in recent years. However, there is a stereotype that this area is for men and only there they can achieve serious heights. Nevertheless, as the experience proves, women overcome this stereotype and achieve success in the field. “Women in the Information Technologies: Problems and Challenges ” discussion, organized by OxYGen Foundation together with the Girls in Tech (GIT) Armenian branch was devoted to this and Other issues related to women’s involvement in IT.
Recently, Womennet has touched upon the problem of working hours in kindergartens in Yerevan, noting that working hours are a serious problem for parents who want to return to work.
Recently, the Ministry of Education and Science has elaborated and submitted a public discussion to the “Teacher’s Code of Conduct” project, which has been harshly criticized in the press and in social networks as a “disrespectful attitude” towards teachers. While one of the goals of the Code of Conduct is “to contribute to the professional rating of teachers, to the high quality of work and professional honors,” almost all comments on this document indicate that the opposite contravenes the teacher’s honor and status.
At least 202 years will be required to ensure full equality between men and women in the world. This is how the World Economic Forum has published its Global Gender Gap Report 2018.
“Every time I am asked how I managed to succeed in the real estate market, in a field that is controlled by 95% of men, I answer that I have never considered myself to be less neither for being a woman, nor for my age. I’ve always known that I should be smarter, more educated, and more flexible than all the men I’ve worked with. There is no other way to succeed in business than double job, double effort, and double flexibility. Do you want to be successful, work on you?”
A festive event took place in the family of Armenian women’s chess team, international grandmaster of women, international master of chess men Lilit Galoyan. two children, Levon and Arpi were born. During her pregnancy, Lilit had to keep silent about a phenomenon, conversations about which would damage her health – Sport.panorama.am reports.