WIDE+EWL conference 2016 Statement in Portuguese: calling for a political feminism

After a German translation of the statement in English, a full statement of our international conference “Movements, Borders, Rights? Feminist Perspectives on global issues in Europe” held on 24 – 25 October 2016, Brussels Belgium, is now available in Portuguese: carta-politica_conferencia-wide

Conference 2016 Statement in German

The full statement of our international conference “Movements, Borders, Rights? Feminist Perspectives on global issues in Europe” held on 24 – 25 October 2016, Brussels Belgium, is available in German. Full Statement_conference_2016 in German  

European strategy and advocacy workshop with refugee and migrant women

Ending violence against refugee women and girls “From words to action: #womensvoices call for European change”  Introduction: As a follow-up project to the "Movements, borders, rights? Feminist Perspectives on Global issues in Europe" conference on 24/25 October in Brussels; and to the EWL/WRC #womensvoices report with policy recommendations to promote the rights of women refugees … Continue reading European strategy and advocacy workshop with refugee and migrant women

Final Conference Statement is available

Feminism must be more political in confronting the current multiple crises. This is the key message from the international conference “Movements, Borders, Rights? Feminist Perspectives on Global Issues in Europe” which took place in Brussels 24-25 October 2017. Over two days, around 170 gender rights activists, professionals and academics from 31 countries came together across … Continue reading Final Conference Statement is available

Conference 2016 Programme

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Meet our speakers moderators and Organizers

Many speakers and moderators made the conference possible. They came together in different panels and workshops thanks to the WIDE+ conference Working Group. One can read a brief biography of each speaker, moderator and organizer below (in alphabetical order). https://wideplus.org/conference-2016/meet-speakers-moderators-and-organizers/  

Workshop 9: EU-Africa trade agreements: drivers for development or more poverty?

Listen to the workshop hier: This workshop  discussed the impact of EU-Africa trade agreements, namely EPAs, that have been negotiated over the past years on women’s livelihoods and poverty in Africa. Approaches of grassroots resistance against neoliberal free trade regimes in Africa and Europe were explored, and feminist demands highlighted. Speakers: Janice G. Foerde, director at gender … Continue reading Workshop 9: EU-Africa trade agreements: drivers for development or more poverty?