Women’s rights and development associations, including WIDE+, are deeply concerned about the lack of priority to gender equality in the proposed EU Multiannual Financial Framework

WIDE+, Care, DSW, EWL, IPPF European Network, One, Plan International, Kvinna till Kvinna, World Vision and WAGGS are deeply concerned that gender equality is not addressed as a key political priority in the Communication on the Multiannual Financial Framework (2021-2027) released by the European Commission Wednesday 2 May. We call on the European Parliament and the Member … Continue reading Women’s rights and development associations, including WIDE+, are deeply concerned about the lack of priority to gender equality in the proposed EU Multiannual Financial Framework

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 Vision 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