WIDE+ Newsletter May 2016

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 are implemented. WIDE+ … Continue reading WIDE+ Newsletter May 2016

WIDE+ Newsletter March 2016

WIDE+ joins International condemn of the murder of indigenous leader Berta Cáceres in Honduras Berta Cáceres, a Lenca woman, indigenous leader and spokeperson for more than 20 years of the Civic Council of Popular and Inigenous Organizations of Honduras (Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras – Copinh), was murdered on 3rd March while … Continue reading WIDE+ Newsletter March 2016

WIDE+ Newsletter, January 2016

Join WIDE+ Thematic Working Groups WIDE+ is inviting activists, researchers, students, NGOs, experts, volunteers, and others to one of its thematic Working Groups (WG) to join the work done by WIDE+ individual members and members associations. One can currently join the following WGs: Trade and gender WG,Migration and gender WG, Beijing+20 WG, Women’s Human Rights … Continue reading WIDE+ Newsletter, January 2016

WIDE Austria partner WoMin fight for gender justice during COP21 and after

WoMin was in Paris with a large delegation of thirteen. The purpose was, according to their South African coordinator Samantha Hargreaves: "to learn from others, to tell our stories, to strategise, to strengthen global connections and to take action!". WoMin <http://womin.org.za/&gt; is an African gender and extractives alliance, which works alongside national and regional movements … Continue reading WIDE Austria partner WoMin fight for gender justice during COP21 and after

Post-2015 Development Agenda: Sustainable Development Goals outcome review

UN Sustainable Development Goals – What’s New from a Feminist Perspective? In this article published by AWID the outcomes of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, the Sustainable Development goals, are reviewed. The article concludes that while the agenda is not as ambitious as AWID and other women’s rights organizations advocated for, there were nonetheless important gains … Continue reading Post-2015 Development Agenda: Sustainable Development Goals outcome review

News on Gender, Climate and EU policy, Newsletter 4, December 2015

COP21 Climate Change Agreement doesn’t live up to the challenges The Women and Gender Constituency that has advocated for a gender just Climate deal concluded that with the current agreement: “governments maintained their commitment to corporations over people and signaled opportunities for profit to be made from crisis...It is clear that in Paris we have … Continue reading News on Gender, Climate and EU policy, Newsletter 4, December 2015