Paper for gender-budgeting the next EU Multi-annual Financial Framework

WIDE+, Care, DSW, EWL, IPPF European Network, One, Plan International, Save the Children and World Visionpaper make the case for a gender-responsive EU planning and budgeting in the context of the preparation of the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) post-2020 in this: For a gender-responsive EU budget. It recommends: Building capacity within the European Commission. … Continue reading Paper for gender-budgeting the next EU Multi-annual Financial Framework

European Parliament adopts resolution Gender in EU Trade Agreements

The European Parliament accepted today with great majority the draft motion: “Gender in EU Trade Agreements”. The motion was accepted by 512 MEPS, 107 were against, and there were 68 abstentions. WIDE+ has been a strong supporter for this resolutions and was thanked yesterday in the plenary of the European Parliament by Malin Björk, one … Continue reading European Parliament adopts resolution Gender in EU Trade Agreements

A Fair Trade for Gender? an Analysis of Cocoa production in Ivory Coast

By Nema Vinkeloe Does a Fair Trade approach lead to more gender equality? While Fairtrade International, one of the major players in the Fair Trade movement, according to its global policy commits to enhancing gender equality, research finds that in the cocoa industry of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), their practice hardly differs from regular trade … Continue reading A Fair Trade for Gender? an Analysis of Cocoa production in Ivory Coast

Workshop on gender and migration in the framework of the “Feminist Forum” of European Parliament GUE/NGL, 12.00-15.00, 7 March 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Afternoon at the European Parliament (registration required *) Venue: European Parliament, rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels. 12.15 – 13.30 - Sandwiches 13.30-15.00 – Room to be confirmed This workshop will focus on two specific topics related to gender and migration from a feminist perspective: on the one side the parallel between security narratives in several … Continue reading Workshop on gender and migration in the framework of the “Feminist Forum” of European Parliament GUE/NGL, 12.00-15.00, 7 March 2018, Brussels, Belgium