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…

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…

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…