WIDE+ and 30 other Civil Society associations called on G7 Foreign Ministers to protect Women’s Rights in humanitarian action

More than 30 leading international agencies and women’s rights organizations have recently called on G7 Foreign Ministers to act to uphold the rights of women and girls in emergencies. Read their full statement below (in link). “As foreign ministers discuss [at the G7] how to respond to the increasing number of emergencies around the world, … Continue reading WIDE+ and 30 other Civil Society associations called on G7 Foreign Ministers to protect Women’s Rights in humanitarian action

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