Call on the government of El Salvador to release women imprisoned for pregnancy complications

Stand with RH Reality Check, the International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion, the Salvadoran Citizen Group for the Decriminalization of Abortion and 6,788 other signers to tell the government of El Salvador to grant pardons for 17 Salvadoran women imprisoned for pregnancy complications. Background: Because of El Salvador’s absolute ban on all abortions, … Continue reading Call on the government of El Salvador to release women imprisoned for pregnancy complications

Stop the TTIP – Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement negotiations

WIDE+ members have been monitoring the TTIP negotiations, the trade liberalization negotiations between the EU and the US. WIDE Austria published recently a position paper on TTIP and the possible effects on women and men’s human rights. They conclude: “From our point of view, the TTIP is a large-scale redistribution project that will make the … Continue reading Stop the TTIP – Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement negotiations

People’s Tribunal on EU Economic Governance and the Troika

The EU and the crisis: from austerity to solidarity: the verdict of the other voices and a call for another Europe Brussels – A Tribunal on EU economic governance and the Troika took place in Brussels on 15-16 May. Eleven witnesses from ten countries in Southern, Eastern and Western Europe gave testimony to the failure … Continue reading People’s Tribunal on EU Economic Governance and the Troika