The future budget of the EU is at risk of a gendered backlash: disseminate the statement that calls for a clear commitment to equality between men and women

In view of the forthcoming European Council, the European Women’s Lobby together with Women in Development Europe (WIDE+), CARE International and COFACE Families Europe call on European leaders to put gender equality at the heart of the future budget of the EU. At a time where European societies are confronted with a severe backlash against … Continue reading The future budget of the EU is at risk of a gendered backlash: disseminate the statement that calls for a clear commitment to equality between men and women

WIDE+ Statement for 70th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights

OUR STATEMENT (download here): As feminists and human rights activists from across Europe, on this 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in the 25th anniversary year of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, we reaffirm women’s rights as human rights and demand the full and effective protection and realization of … Continue reading WIDE+ Statement for 70th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights

WIDE+ joins new call for Binding Human Rights Treaty to (transnational) companies

The entire #BindingTreaty process might be at risk of ending if states decide to disengage. More than 400 civil society organizations, including WIDE+, have already signed on to the latest open letter urging UN Member States to continue engaging in creating a #Binding Treaty that will protect human rights from the activities of transnational coorperations … Continue reading WIDE+ joins new call for Binding Human Rights Treaty to (transnational) companies

No more gender blind budgets for the European Union’s external policies

WIDE+, Care, DSW, IPPF European Network, One, Plan International, Kvinna till Kvinna, World Vision and WAGGS have published their key demands for the external action for the currently being developed next European Union (EU) Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). The EU must take a human rights based, transparent, accountable, participatory and inclusive approach and gender equality … Continue reading No more gender blind budgets for the European Union’s external policies