Workshop 8: Discourses on sexism, xenophobia and racism – the role of media

The event on New Year’s Eve in Cologne and the debates about burka and burkini are examples how powerful media are in shaping discourses which influence public opinions as well as political decision making. This workshop to explored hegemonic media…

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UN Woman respond to WIDE+ concerns for the woman refugees in Europe and Turkey

Ms. I. Solrun Gisladottir, UN Women Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, and representative to Turkey responded to WIDE+ letter about the vulnerable situation of women refugees in Europe and in Turkey. She replied that UN Women shares many…

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WIDE+ proposes measures to improve situation of women refugees in Europe and Turkey

As a feminist network WIDE + is very concerned about the vulnerable situation of women refugees in Europe and in Turkey. WIDE+ has therefore asked United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and UN Women to check how gender sensitive measures…