WIDE+ Newsletter March 2016

WIDE+ joins International condemn of the murder of indigenous leader Berta Cáceres in Honduras Berta Cáceres, a Lenca woman, indigenous leader and spokeperson for more than 20 years of the Civic Council of Popular and Inigenous Organizations of Honduras (Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – Copinh), was murdered on 3rd March while … Continue reading WIDE+ Newsletter March 2016

Recent developments around the assassination of Berta Cáceres

Action to get last donor to withdraw from Megadam project Two funders are withdrawing from the project that probably costed Berta's life. The Dutch funder FMO and Finnish bank have decided to suspend its financial support to the project.  More details can be found here: http://www.fmo.nl/k/n1771/news/view/28133/20819/fmo-suspends-all-activities-in-honduras-effective-immediately.html http://www.development-today.com/magazine/Frontpage/finnfund_suspends_disbursements_to_honduran_dam_project There is still one donor supporting the project. FOE International is … Continue reading Recent developments around the assassination of Berta Cáceres

WIDE+ member Karat Coalition report for Poland: pay gap between women and men with basic vocational education

Women with basic vocational education experience the highest pay gap in relative terms in Poland and their situation is hardly improving. Women find themselves predominantly in feminized segments of the labour market and are clearly in a minority in ‘masculine’ occupations. It is a common occurrence that employers, led by gender stereotypes do not want … Continue reading WIDE+ member Karat Coalition report for Poland: pay gap between women and men with basic vocational education

WIDE+ joins International condemn of the murder of indigenous leader Berta Cáceres in Honduras

Berta Cáceres, indigenous leader and spokeperson for more than 20 years of the Civic Council of Popular and Inigenous Organizations of Honduras (Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras - Copinh), was murdered on 3rd March while she was resting in her home in La Esperanza, Intibucá, about 188 km from Tegucigalpa, by … Continue reading WIDE+ joins International condemn of the murder of indigenous leader Berta Cáceres in Honduras