"It is disconcerting that we still have to discuss the gender pay gap in 2021", Karin Lukas, Senior Researcher at LBI Fundamental and Human Rights (LBI-GMR), and President of the European Committee of Social Rights (CoE-ECSR), says. "International Women’s Day reminds us that some progress has been made, but we need to do much more to achieve plain justice for women, in the labour market and beyond."
Join the international awareness raising event in the framework of the RiVi project on November 26. The event focusses on rights of victims of survived bodily harm and improved access to clinical forensic examinations and is held online.
Gabi Plattner (Frauenhaus Tyrol) and Sabine Mandl (Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights) successfully carried out their fifth two-day workshop at MOHI in Tyrol. The workshop focused on raising awareness and sensitizing caretakers from a variety of professional backgrounds towards preventing violence against persons with disabilities.
In the period from 2017 to 2018 - on behalf of the Federal Chancellery and the Ministry for Health and Women's Affairs - a study and brochure on "Cyber-Violence against Women and Girls in Austria" were produced by the Research Centre Human Rights at the University of Vienna in cooperation with the victims protection association Weisser Ring and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (coordinators: Anna Müller-Funk, Research Centre Human Rights / BIM, and Dina Nachbaur, Weisser Ring).
On 23 May 2019, Association of Autonomous Women's Shelters organises together with Association Ninlil a conference on the subject of "Violence against women with disabilities".
Sabine Mandl from the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights will participate in the panel discussion.
For further information, see: www.behindertenarbeit.at/71934/tagung-gemeinsam-stark-gegen-gewalt/
Sabine Mandl, women's rights expert at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, participated in the panel discussion: "Fluchtpunkt Gender", organized by the OIIP (Austrian Institute for International Affairs), on 2.10.2018.
The discussion with Sabine Mandl, Livia Styp-Rekowska from the International Organization for Migration – IOM and Judith Haller from the Austrian Red Cross was focused on women's rights and violence against women in the context of flight and migration.