WIDE+ Newsletter | May 2015, Issue # 2

*** NEWS FROM WIDE+ ***

Days of Mobilization around EU-Latin America Summit, 8-11 June, 2015 https://wideplus.org/days-of-mobilization-around-eu-latin-america-summit-8-11-june-2

CSW 2015 celebrated Beijing+20 with record large participation but limited space for CSOs
https://wideplus.org/csw-2015-celebrated-beijing20-with-record-large-participation-but-limited-space-for-csos/

WIDE+ joins EWL statement on latest disappointing UN Commission of the Status of Women Declaration

UK: Turning promises into progress for Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Rights
https://wideplus.org/uk-turning-promises-into-progress-for-gender-equality-and-womens-and-girls-rights/

The role of TNCs and trade agreements in the recent disaster in Atacama, Chile
Recently, an active WIDE+ member, Patricia Muñoz, visited the Atacama region in Chile, a region devastated by abnormal rain floods and mud avalanches. There she spoke to women from two nodes of La Via Campesina movement: ANAMURI and RATMURI.

New Book about Male Maternity: review by Caterina Dominici https://wideplus.org/new-book-about-male-maternity-review-by-caterina-dominici-newsletter-may-2015/

Take action! We suggest you join… | The petition to unblock the European Maternity Leave Directive | The Campaign for end to UN Immunity when peacekeepers commit Sexual Exploitation and Abuse | #WhoMadeMyClothes? | Online consultations: “Towards a renewed World Bank Group Gender Strategy” | Stop Fast Track & the Trans-Pacific Partnership Campaign

https://wideplus.org/take-action-newsletter-may-2015-issue-2/ 

Summary of positions on the Post-2015 negotiations
Women’s Major Group Recommendations for the Aid Effectiveness Agenda, February 2015 Civil Society: if the European Commission want to achieve new development goals they need to take on major reforms in the international trade system
A Geopolitical Analysis of the Financing for Development agenda
OECD identifies priorities for Financing Gender Equality under SDGs
Briefing paper on the Struggle of CSOs to Shape the Post-2015 Agenda and Financing
Paper “The Post-2015 Corporate Development Agenda”

https://wideplus.org/gender-aid-effectivenes-and-financing-for-development-newsletter-may-2015-issue-2/

Call on the members of the European Parliament to firmly reject special rights for foreign investors

https://wideplus.org/transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership-ttip-news-newsletter-may-2015-issue-2/

European Parliament FEMM Committee adopts its recommendations for the EU Strategy for equality between women and men

EIGE research: Gender gap in pensions in the EU
MEP Greens organizing events around Social and Solidarity Economy CONCORD Brief: who benefits from the EPA between the EU and West Africa?
Eurobarometer Report on Gender Equality
European Report on Development 2015: Trade before gender justice

https://wideplus.org/eu-news-trade-development-and-gender-justice-newsletter-may-2015-issue2/

*** New publications ***

Equality Now Advocacy Report | Reviewing sex discrimination in the law

CARE Report |Tackling the double injustice of climate change and gender inequality

Womankind report | Women’s rights at the crossroads in 2015

“Why Women Are More at Risk than Men in Earthquake-Ravaged Nepal”

“Governments priority for civil and political rights over other rights constraints addressing gender justice”

“Survey concludes that nearly 2 billion women worldwide are struggling”

UNRISD Classics, Volume II | Gendered Dimensions of Development

https://wideplus.org/new-publications-newsletter-may-2015-issue-2/

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