Workshop on gender and migration in the framework of the “Feminist Forum” of European Parliament GUE/NGL, 12.00-15.00, 7 March 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Afternoon at the European Parliament (registration required *) Venue: European Parliament, rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels. 12.15 – 13.30 - Sandwiches 13.30-15.00 – Room to be confirmed This workshop will focus on two specific topics related to gender and migration from a feminist perspective: on the one side the parallel between security narratives in several … Continue reading Workshop on gender and migration in the framework of the “Feminist Forum” of European Parliament GUE/NGL, 12.00-15.00, 7 March 2018, Brussels, Belgium

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

28 September: join International Safe Abortion Day

On 28 September, International Safe Abortion Day,  several demonstrations and festivals will be held across Europe:     For the events in London and Wien: https://festivalofchoice.org/     WIDE+ member Le Monde selon les Femmes is involved in organizing the March in Brussels, where women will walk from l’Esplanade du Parc du Cinquantenaire at 17h30 to … Continue reading 28 September: join International Safe Abortion Day

Join WIDE+ and sign the global statement for a binding human rights treaty for (Trans)National Companies

The Treaty Alliance, a global movement for a binding Treaty has launched a public statement that can be signed by associations and individuals. The statement calls on states to participate actively in upcoming negotiations of the international treaty to ensure protection of human rights from the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises. The final … Continue reading Join WIDE+ and sign the global statement for a binding human rights treaty for (Trans)National Companies

Read the WIDE+ Gender and EU Trade Position Paper

This paper critically examines contemporary European Union (EU) trade policy from a feminist perspective. It argues that current EU external trade policy is fundamentally harmful to the human rights of women, men and children and to the preservation of our planet. Its neoliberal core makes livelihoods more precarious, enhances inequalities, fosters financialisation of the economy, … Continue reading Read the WIDE+ Gender and EU Trade Position Paper

WIDE+ at European Parliament hearing about Gender and Trade policies

Gea Meijers, spoke, on behalf of WIDE+ Gender and trade Working Group, at the European Parliament Hearing, organized by the FEMM and INTA committees (women's rights & gender equality and international trade). To read WIDE+ contribution: WIDEEP2017. To listen to the hearing  at the stream Committee FEMM and INTA at the EU Parliament.

Join the Petition to ratify the Istanbul Convention to protect women from violence

Join WIDE+ and others to urgently ratify and implement broadly the Council of Europe convention to fight violence against women. When ratified, the Convention will be a powerful binding tool to fight violence against women and girls. It will give legal power, attention, and funding to efforts to stop and punish rape, beatings, exploitation and … Continue reading Join the Petition to ratify the Istanbul Convention to protect women from violence