WIDE+ Newsletter, January 2016

Join WIDE+ Thematic Working Groups

WIDE+ is inviting activists, researchers, students, NGOs, experts, volunteers, and others to one of its thematic Working Groups (WG) to join the work done by WIDE+ individual members and members associations. One can currently join the following WGs: Trade and gender WG,Migration and gender WG, Beijing+20 WG, Women’s Human Rights and security WG, Post-2015 Development agenda and women’s human rights WG, Care economy WG, Bodily Autonomy WG.

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A WIDE+ call for Cooperation and Solidarity: Consequences of closing borders for women and children seeking asylum in Europe  

WIDE+ aims to write a position paper based on the facts analysed with a critical feminist perspective, but first we need to investigate and assess the situation. We turn to you because we intend to gather information by asking you about your experiences. Would you consider to collaborate in an awareness raising process on this issue together with WIDE+ and other civil organisations? If you are positive to our idea, please contact us at: wgmigration@wideplus.info

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WIDE+ attends the CPDE meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 19-22 January 2016
By Rosa Belen Agirregomezkorta

WIDE+ participated in CPDE`s (Civil Society Organisations Partnership for Development Effectiveness) 7th Coordination meeting, which was preluded by a Strategic Planning workshop. WIDE+ has been involved in the CPDE since its beginning, contributing to the advancement of a development model based on human rights and feminist values. It is a member of the CPDE`s Feminist Group.

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WIDE+ and other Civil Society express concern about lack of funding priority for women’s associations in FLOW programme

The full letter: Letter-FLOW-concerns-12-December-2015_updated_7Jan

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