WIDE+ has requested the EU and the Hungarian government to protect gender studies in Hungary, following a recent proposal for a ban

WIDE+ that unites civil society organizations in Europe that are promoting gender equality in the global South and in Europe is hugely concerned about the recent proposal from the Hungarian government to abolish the existing gender studies programmes in Hungary. This is part of an ongoing backlash towards hard-fought policies and laws that aim to … Continue reading WIDE+ has requested the EU and the Hungarian government to protect gender studies in Hungary, following a recent proposal for a ban

‘Promoting female migrant rights in the context of shrinking spaces for civil society: ways forward’, brief report of the European face to face meeting, March 2018

The first and only European face to face meeting for the WIDE+ project “Strengthening Innovative Solutions to Protect Female Migrant and Refugee Rights” was held on 6 March 2018, in Brussels, Belgium. The national coordinators, European management team and project experts came together to share plans, expectations, analysis of problems and expertise and to reflect … Continue reading ‘Promoting female migrant rights in the context of shrinking spaces for civil society: ways forward’, brief report of the European face to face meeting, March 2018

Women’s rights and development associations, including WIDE+, are deeply concerned about the lack of priority to gender equality in the proposed EU Multiannual Financial Framework

WIDE+, Care, DSW, EWL, IPPF European Network, One, Plan International, Kvinna till Kvinna, World Vision and WAGGS are deeply concerned that gender equality is not addressed as a key political priority in the Communication on the Multiannual Financial Framework (2021-2027) released by the European Commission Wednesday 2 May. We call on the European Parliament and the Member … Continue reading Women’s rights and development associations, including WIDE+, are deeply concerned about the lack of priority to gender equality in the proposed EU Multiannual Financial Framework

Workshop, “Women’s migration between agency, exploitation and resistance”, 9.00-12.00, 7 March 2018, Brussels, Belgium, organized by WIDE+ and LMsF

This workshop will address several aspects related to women’s rights, gender and migration. It will involve both Erasmus+ and OSF project participants as well as Belgian local NGO and women’s associations’ representatives. This session aims at exchanging findings, views and experiences from different perspectives and countries in order to inform, highlight trends and challenges, and … Continue reading Workshop, “Women’s migration between agency, exploitation and resistance”, 9.00-12.00, 7 March 2018, Brussels, Belgium, organized by WIDE+ and LMsF