Lost opportunities in Addis Ababa – Gender Equality and Women’s Rights Present but not in Depth

Janice G Foerde Women’s rights organizations and most civil society representatives were profoundly disappointed over the results of the UN’s third Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) which took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 13 to 16 July, 2015. To download this article: WIDE_FfD_2015_3 Government delegations reached agreement on the conference’s outcome document, the … Continue reading Lost opportunities in Addis Ababa – Gender Equality and Women’s Rights Present but not in Depth

Post-oxi great depression in Greece

Lois Woestman Woestman provided in 2012 an analysis of some of the gender dynamics in Greece in what have turned out to be the early days of the crisis. Now in 2015 she returns to this analysis and finds that the enduring crisis coupled with forced neo-liberal economic reforms have cause an overall feeling of … Continue reading Post-oxi great depression in Greece

News, August 2015

States at CELAC-EU Summit held June 2015 should do more to eradicate violence against women, in particular its extreme manifestation femicide Civil Society urges the Heads of State at the CELAC-EU Summit taking place at this moment in Brussels (10 and 11 June) to take effective measures to guarantee that progress is made in the eradication … Continue reading News, August 2015

WIDE+ Critical reflections and key recommendations for the World Bank Group’s new Gender Equality strategy

Patricia Muñoz Cabrera and Gea Meijers The present article is a summarized version of WIDE+ critical reflections and key recommendations to the World Bank Group (WBG)new strategy on Gender Equality. These recommendations were submitted during a recent consultation process (Brussels, June 8). WIDE+ believes that the framework of the WBG's proposed policy does not take … Continue reading WIDE+ Critical reflections and key recommendations for the World Bank Group’s new Gender Equality strategy