CONCORD-WIDE+ Joint Position Paper calls on the EU to move beyond voluntary gender articles in EU trade agreements

In this joint position paper "Women's rights and Trade: Time for a Radical Shift”,  CONCORD, the European Confederation for Relief and Development that represents 2.600 NGOs in Europe, with WIDE+ reflect on the recent policy developments to promote women’s rights in EU’s trade policies. It is a step forwards that the European Commission has committed … Continue reading CONCORD-WIDE+ Joint Position Paper calls on the EU to move beyond voluntary gender articles in EU trade agreements

Paper for gender-budgeting the next EU Multi-annual Financial Framework

WIDE+, Care, DSW, EWL, IPPF European Network, One, Plan International, Save the Children and World Vision make the case for a gender-responsive EU planning and budgeting in the context of the preparation of the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) post-2020 in this: For a gender-responsive EU budget. It recommends: Building capacity within the European Commission. … Continue reading Paper for gender-budgeting the next EU Multi-annual Financial Framework

A Fair Trade for Gender? an Analysis of Cocoa production in Ivory Coast

By Nema Vinkeloe Does a Fair Trade approach lead to more gender equality? While Fairtrade International, one of the major players in the Fair Trade movement, according to its global policy commits to enhancing gender equality, research finds that in the cocoa industry of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), their practice hardly differs from regular trade … Continue reading A Fair Trade for Gender? an Analysis of Cocoa production in Ivory Coast

The 14th EFLAC ‘Diversas pero no Dispersas (Different but not dispersed)’, remarks and reflections, Montevideo, Uruguay 22-2 November, 2017

This article, written by Edmé Domínguez R, takes stock of what this 14th Encounter of the Encuentro Feminista de América Latina y el Caribe (EFLAC)  meant for the feminist movement(s) in the region, especially in terms of feminist economics and movement building. Full article in English: The 14th EFLAC 2017 Montevideo final Final article in Spanish: Notas sobre … Continue reading The 14th EFLAC ‘Diversas pero no Dispersas (Different but not dispersed)’, remarks and reflections, Montevideo, Uruguay 22-2 November, 2017