|Slavery, Servitude, Forced Labour and Similar Institutions and Practices
|Gender Mainstreaming Resources
This page contains various resources in Bulgarian regarding gender mainstreaming:
· theoretical issues;
· international documents on gender mainstreaming issued by the UN and EU;
· practical tools on how to mainstream ge...
THE SECTION ON GENDER MAINSTREAMING RESOURCES IS IN BULGARIAN ONLY. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE!Center of Women’s
Studies and Policies (CWSP) and do not reflect the official position of CIDA....
|Marriage, Family and Youth
In our library you can find texts of Bulgarian laws as well as links to international legal documents. The
publications of CWSP are also presented here.
The library offers articles and papers of Bulgarian and foreign authors treating different gender i...
|Publications of CWSP
Publications of CWSP
Our publishing program has been developed in response to one of our main aims, related to the achievement of high level
of awareness of the general public, the authorities and the non-governmental sector concerning the status of gender
equality in differe...
|Conventions of the International Labour Organisation
|History of Women's Movement
8 March - International Women's Day
International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on 8 March as a day of celebration for the economic, political and
social achievements of women around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without
regard to divisions, wheth...
100 words for equality
English-Bulgarian glossary of terms on equality between women and men
The Glossary was developed under the EU "Leonardo da Vinci" Programme in 1998. It was translated in Bulgarian by the
Center of Women’s Studies and Policies in 2005 and fiirst presente...
Superheroes in Cartoonland
Usually, male superheroes in cartoons are strong, charming, intelligent, and have scientific knowledge. Most often
they have two personalities - one of a normal human being (preferably a rich man) and another - of a superhero with
superpowers, who can eas...
Famous women scientists of 19 and 20 century
A great woman, who devoted her life not only to her academic career but to rebut this stereotype, was Sofia
Kovalevskaya (1850-1881). She was the first major Russian female mathematician, and also the first woman who was
appointed to a full professorship ...
Ancient women philosophers and scientists
If you are asked to name a famous ancient person, who will that be? Probably some clever Greek scientist connected
with mathematics and physics like Pythagoras or Archimedes, or an even brainier philosopher like Plato or Aristotle,
whose names you may hav...
Mary Dixon Kies, a Connecticut native, received the first patent granted to a woman in America FOR INVENTING A PROCESS
FOR WEAVING STRAW with silk or thread. First Lady Dolley Madison praised her for boosting the nation's hat industry.
At that time th...
Papessa Joana (also La Papessa) according to some theories was supposedly Pope from 855 to 858, based on a legend that
circulated in the Middle Ages. She reigned under the name of Pope Joan VIII, after Pope Leo IV. Pope Joan is regarded by
most modern his...