Budgets are means to implement political promises and to set priorities. In order to institute equality in society, it is essential to ask whether the principles of gender equality have been applied in the drafting of the budget. Different measures, approaches and strategies are used to track results, expressions, activities and inputs from a gender aspect in the drafting of gender based budgets.
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The long buildup seems to be ending Olev Remsu, a writer who has appeared as a chauvinist, looks at the new feminist journal A very patriarchal and crude man once said, “What do the feminists want? To whore around, nothing else! But they lack courage to do it otherwise than all together and screaming!” The
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ENUT’s library contains presently around 9000 records, including books on women’s and gender studies and literature in various disciplines – humanities, social sciences, technology and medicine. Suggest a book In case you think there is something missing from our library, let us know via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carrying Linda’s Stones: an anthology of Estonian women’s life stories Ariadne’s Clew / Ariadne Lõng Get a copy
Edited by Suzanne Stiver Lie, Lynda Malik, Ilvi Jõe-Cannon, Rutt HinrikusPublished by Tallinn University Press (2006, 2007) / Estonian Women’s Studies and Resource Centre (2015) Copies of the book can be acquired from ENUT office/library (price 15 € + postal fees if necessary). About the authorsSuzanne Lie is Professor Emerita of Educational Sociology at the
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“Sustainable development can only be achieved through long-term investments in economic, human and environmental capital. At present, the female half of the world’s human capital is undervalued and underutilised the world over. As a group, women – and their potential contributions to economic advances, social progress and environmental protection – have been marginalised. Better use
Trafficking is a world-wide problem which is receiving increased attention, because it threatens the security of nations and the human rights of many people. Traffickers exploit people’s desire to go abroad or to a big city, looking for a better life away from poverty, unemployment, and economic and gender inequality. Attractive job offers can make
Studies have shown that being employed is important to people living in Estonia: in case of economic security, only 10% of women and 2% of men would stop working (The Office of the Minister of Population and Ethnic Affairs: Reconciliation of Work and Family, 2007). At the same time, however, many people wish to be
The essence of contemporary democracy is the concept of representation, i.e., people’s interests are expressed via democratically elected representatives. The right to be represented and the right to elect a representative are basic rights generally included in the Constitution. According to democratic principles all social groups should be proportionally represented at power and decision-making posts.
The education system on all levels is an important institution for reinforcing and internalizing gender differences and inequality in society. In addition to teachers’ direct and hidden attitudes which influence children, there exist densely integrated structural factors, such as the curriculum and textbooks, despite the fact that equal opportunities for all are written into the
ENUT’s activities are primarily carried out in the framework of projects. Currently, our main topics and areas of activity are the following: Gender budgeting Gender and education Civil society and democracy Reconciliation of work and family Human trafficking and prostitution Gender and sustainable development Development cooperation Other topics
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ENUT – acronym for Eesti Naisuurimus- ja Teabekeskus (The Estonian Women’s Studies and Resource Centre) – is a grassroots, non-profit, non-governmental organization open to the public. It was registered in April, 1997. The Centre, located at the Tallinn University, is the first women’s resource centre in Estonia and it includes a specialized library on women’s
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The founding ENUT was registered as a non-governmental organization in April, 1997. The driving force behind the founding of the Centre was the Estonian-Canadian Eda Sepp and American-Norwegian Suzanne Lie, Professor at the University of Oslo. They worked together with interested people, mostly from Tallinn Pedagogical University (Tallinn University since 2005) and Tartu University, as