Food Sovereignty movement and the women’s struggles

Article by Ana Alvarenga de Castro written for the WIDE+ newsletter This article reflects on the current tendency in many peasant communities of more women taking responsibility for food production while still facing the lack of access to natural resources. The lack of land, food and of access to natural resources literally undermines women’s (or … Continue reading Food Sovereignty movement and the women’s struggles

Feminist Constituency call for a stronger implementation of women’s rights in Global Partnership in Development

WIDE+ as member of the CPDE Feminist Constituency calls for a stronger implementation of gender equality and women’s rights within the Global Partnership in Development. The Feminist Constituency published their women_s_forum_statment_nairobi_2016 for the HLM2. Key points of the statement is the call from Feminist, women’s rights and gender equality advocates for redistributive justice and the eradication of all … Continue reading Feminist Constituency call for a stronger implementation of women’s rights in Global Partnership in Development

Feminist Constituency call for a stronger implementation of women’s rights in Global Partnership in Development

WIDE+ as member of the CPDE Feminist Constituency calls for a stronger implementation of gender equality and women’s rights within the Global Partnership in Development. Click here for further information and the statement of Feminist Constituency towards the High Level Meeting 2 (HLM2) that took place in Nairobi on 28 November 2016.

Resources WIDE+ Newsletter May 2016

EP study on feminist NGOs in the EU Upon request by the FEMM Committee of the European Parliament, this report examines the activities of new feminist organisations in the EU which emerged, physically and on-line, since 2010. It is based on case studies in seven EU countries as well as a literature review to provide … Continue reading Resources WIDE+ Newsletter May 2016

WIDE+ participated in EU-CELAC Seminar on Gender Equality and Women’s economic Empowerment, 7-8 March 2016

Written by Gea Meijers To read this article as PDF: WIDEatEUCELACSEMINAR_2016 As part of the ongoing exchange between the European Union member states and countries in the Caribbean and Latin-America, a seminar was held around international women’s day to share information and experiences on how to economically empower women. The seminar was hosted by the European … Continue reading WIDE+ participated in EU-CELAC Seminar on Gender Equality and Women’s economic Empowerment, 7-8 March 2016

WIDE+ attends the CPDE meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 19-22 January 2016

By Rosa Belen Agirregomezkorta WIDE+ participated in CPDE`s (Civil Society Organisations Partnership for Development Effectiveness) 7th Coordination meeting, which was preluded by a Strategic Planning workshop. These events were planned to take place at the end of 2015 but were postponed to January 2016 due to the Paris terrorist attacks and the following security alert … Continue reading WIDE+ attends the CPDE meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 19-22 January 2016

WIDE+ with many other Women’s Rights organisations express concern about lack of funding priority for women’s associations in FLOW programme

Many national, regional and global women’s rights networks and foundations have sent a letter to the Dutch Minister to express concern about the allocation of scare resources that will result in crippling the global women’s rights movement. An excerpt of the letter: “the decision to only fund nine projects in this new round - out … Continue reading WIDE+ with many other Women’s Rights organisations express concern about lack of funding priority for women’s associations in FLOW programme