Minister Ossinovski's controversial taskEstonian news
- Video: National Geographicu jaanuarinumbri esikaanel on esmakordselt transsooline lapsElu24
- Editorial: the Estonian excellency of equalityEstonian news
- Otsepilt: soouurimuslik konverents toob kokku eri valdkondade teadlasedEestiVõrdõigusvoliniku kantselei eestvõttel toimub täna ja homme Tallinnas akadeemiline konverents «Saatused ja staatused: soolisuse mõtestamine postsotsialistlikus Eestis», mis toob kokku hulgaliselt eri valdkondade teadlasi ning esitletakse mitmete uuemate teadusuuringute tulemusi. Konverentsi peaesinejad on professor Toril Moi USAst, professor Madina Tlostanova Venemaalt ja professor Tiina Ann Kirss Eestist.
- Editorial: the wage gap – a problem for allEstonian news
- Heimo Laakkonen: the perils of son preference in Eastern EuropeEstonian news
- Editorial: the court just does its jobEstonian newsBoys accused in attempted rape of a girl of 12 were acquitted, by court. Criticism towards the court overflowed, in newspaper websites and social networks. Gender equality commissioner weighed in, finding that court judgments are often gender-biased. Anger boiled over. Understandably, as a child has suffered.
- The gender pay gap increased slightly in 2013Estonian newsAccording to Statistics Estonia, in October 2013, the gross hourly earnings of female employees were 24.8% lower than the gross hourly earnings of male employees, and the gender pay gap grew by 0.2 percentage points compared to the previous year. The gender pay gap was almost non-existent in transportation and storage.
- Editorial: more kids, back to work quickerEstonian newsPraxis, a political think tank, has come out with a study on effects of parental leave on two issues important for the state: increasing birth rate and return of parents – mothers, mainly – back to work. Generally, the current system is quite good; even so, it needs tweaking. Mainly, regarding how mothers and fathers divide the parental leave.
- Editorial: the face of a boyEstonian newsIn education, gender equality is off balance; this time, to the detriment of males. As also pointed out by latest Human Development Report: nowhere in Europe are highly educated ladies in such an overwhelming majority as in Estonia. Being confirmed by this year’s university admissions data: for every hundred gentlemen, an average of 150 girls enter universities, lady graduates being twice as abundant.