Women In Development Europe+

WIDE+ is a European network of associations and activists that fights for women’s rights, as part of a larger struggle for social justice, sustainable livelihoods and human rights. We advocate changing European policies that affect people in and outside of Europe. WIDE+ promotes inclusive and intersectional feminist movement building in Europe, in solidarity with feminists in the global South.

Recent News

New Gender Trade Coalition’s statement on the UNCTAD 15th mandate with the support of WIDE+

This week the Gender and Trade Coalition’s statement on UNCTAD XV was launched (download the statements as PDF). The statement asserts that UNCTAD must resist attempts by the global North to reduce and hijack its mandate, to instead promote gender justice…

WTO online working session: “Examining Gender, Trade and Development in the global trading system”

Language: English, French and Spanish 16.30-17.30  Central European Time, Friday 1 October 2020 Online registration possible up to 27 September, free event This online session will discuss recent policy developments and its impact on gender equality in global trade in…

Cyberviolence is a Powerful Silencing Tool Against Women – The European Parliament’s first reading of the Draft Legislative Report, “Combatting Gender-Based Violence: Cyberviolence”

The FEMM and LIBE Committees of the European Parliament (EP) held a first reading on 1st July 2021 to discuss the draft of the own-initiative report on ‘Combatting Gender-based Violence: Cyberviolence’. The report will conclude in a Legislative Report to…