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

WIDE+ and members urged Guatemalan embassies to demand a full investigation into fire in state home killing dozens of girls.

On International Women’s Day, March 8 2017, a fire was set at a safe home for girls Guatemala, immediately killing 19 girls. Since then, at least another 21 have died as a result of their injuries and many more continue to be hospitalized. On the eve of the fire, 50 girls tried to escape from … Continue reading WIDE+ and members urged Guatemalan embassies to demand a full investigation into fire in state home killing dozens of girls.

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

WIDE+EWL conference 2016 Statement in Portuguese: calling for a political feminism

After a German translation of the statement in English, a full statement of our international conference “Movements, Borders, Rights? Feminist Perspectives on global issues in Europe” held on 24 – 25 October 2016, Brussels Belgium, is now available in Portuguese: carta-politica_conferencia-wide

Conference 2016 Statement in German

The full statement of our international conference “Movements, Borders, Rights? Feminist Perspectives on global issues in Europe” held on 24 – 25 October 2016, Brussels Belgium, is available in German. Full Statement_conference_2016 in German  

WIDE+ and EWL call for solidarity with women’s rights defenders in Turkey

At the European Strategy and Advocacy Workshop with refugee and migrant women 14 and 15 November in which WIDE+ organized the Open space session, WIDE+ and EWL called for solidarity with women's organizations in Turkey.

Final Conference Statement is available

Feminism must be more political in confronting the current multiple crises. This is the key message from the international conference “Movements, Borders, Rights? Feminist Perspectives on Global Issues in Europe” which took place in Brussels 24-25 October 2017. Over two days, around 170 gender rights activists, professionals and academics from 31 countries came together across … Continue reading Final Conference Statement is available