Read the GADN Briefing: Making Trade Work For Gender

Trade has the potential to advance gender equality and realise women’s rights by expanding decent work opportunities for women and contributing to sustainable and equitable economic development. However, in many cases this potential has not been fulfilled; trade, and the agreements that establish its rules, have impacted negatively on the lives of many women. In this … Continue reading Read the GADN Briefing: Making Trade Work For Gender

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

Report available of #WomensVoices, European Open Space with female refugee and migrant activists, 14 November 2016

wideopenspace_migration2016_report This report reflects the rich discussion of 50 representatives from national and regional women’s rights associations, grassroots women refugee associations and organizations working with women migrants and refugees based in 35 countries in Europe and beyond. It provides concrete recommendations for policy makers, human rights activists and women’s rights associations to improve the asylum … Continue reading Report available of #WomensVoices, European Open Space with female refugee and migrant activists, 14 November 2016

GADIP Report available from International Conference “Gender, Refugees and Security”, 21-22 October, 2016, Sweden

WIDE+ member GADIP published its gadip_rapport_20170201 from the conference that was held 21-22 October, 2016, in Gothenburg, Sweden. Approximately 70 participants, from academia and various non-governmental organizations participated. GADIP was established to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and experiences between researchers and practitioners. The main focus of the conference was the ongoing ‘refugee crisis’ in Europe. The … Continue reading GADIP Report available from International Conference “Gender, Refugees and Security”, 21-22 October, 2016, Sweden

Report available of #WomensVoices, European Open Space with female refugee and migrant activists, 14 November 2016

wideopenspace_migration2016_report This report reflects the rich discussion of 50 representatives from national and regional women’s rights associations, grassroots women refugee associations and organizations working with women migrants and refugees based in 35 countries in Europe and beyond. It provides concrete recommendations for policy makers, human rights activists and women’s rights associations to improve the asylum … Continue reading Report available of #WomensVoices, European Open Space with female refugee and migrant activists, 14 November 2016

GADIP Report available from International Conference “Gender, Refugees and Security”, 21-22 October, 2016, Sweden.

WIDE+ member GADIP published its report from the conference that was held 21-22 October, 2016, in Gothenburg, Sweden. Approximately 70 participants, from academia and various non-governmental organizations participated.Read further: http://wp.me/P2KSLS-yI  

WIDE+ member GADIP Conference “ Beijing+20” report available

The network Gender and Development in Practice, GADIP organized last November at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden a conference reviewing Beijing+20. The theme was “How do we continue the work?”, reviewing the twelve prioritized areas in the Beijing Platform for Action by inviting NGOs and researchers. Read the report:Report_Beijing_final version april 2016