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

Join us in remembering courageous feminists and activists

Today, on International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, we join the international tributes to courageous feminists and activists who are no longer with us, but who remain close to our hearts and minds. See for example, AWID's beautiful memorial gallery, to see who we have recently lost with original pieces of art created by visual artist … Continue reading Join us in remembering courageous feminists and activists

New WIDE+ member’s publication “The Europe we want? Feminist approaches to gender, migration, and democracy”

The current debate of the “Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” shows how migration is being used and manipulated by right wing populist parties who promise ‘security’ by impeding immigration, whilst masking problems of inequality and social insecurity in Europe. Female migrant and refugees' personal safety and security is hugely impacted by the … Continue reading New WIDE+ member’s publication “The Europe we want? Feminist approaches to gender, migration, and democracy”

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