#womensvoices – refugee and migrant women activists across Europe

WIDE+ is celebrating International Migrant’s Day that took place on 18 December with publishing this video that highlights the importance of the voices, challenges and experiences of female refugees and migrants. The video offers a reflection on the WIDE+ open space that was part of an Advocacy and Strategy workshop 14-15 November in Brussels, Belgium, … Continue reading #womensvoices – refugee and migrant women activists across Europe

Workshop 8: Discourses on sexism, xenophobia and racism – the role of media

The event on New Year’s Eve in Cologne and the debates about burka and burkini are examples how powerful media are in shaping discourses which influence public opinions as well as political decision making. This workshop to explored hegemonic media strategies as well as possible counter strategies and the use of media in a way … Continue reading Workshop 8: Discourses on sexism, xenophobia and racism – the role of media

Workshop 7:  New security policies, conflict and women’s human rights

Security and peace policies are moving towards protectionist surveillance states. This development is also visible in migration and refugee policies across Europe. The workshops aimed to understand the coincidence of these different strings of “security policies” and the threatening potential of undermining gender equality principles and human rights. Listen the audio hier: Speakers: Annemarie Sancar senior … Continue reading Workshop 7:  New security policies, conflict and women’s human rights

Videos of WIDE+ Public Panel on the Women’s Human Rights paradigm

On 17 and 18 June 2015 in Barcelona, Spain, WIDE+ organized meetings that reflected on the current challenges facing the implementation of the women’s human rights paradigm as formulated in the BPfA. In the Public Panel, on 17 June, key note speeches addressed the challenges to the feminist movement and the needed paradigm shifts on … Continue reading Videos of WIDE+ Public Panel on the Women’s Human Rights paradigm