E-newsletter 2016

January 2016, WIDE+ Newsletter

WIDE+ attends the CPDE meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 19-22 January 2016, By Rosa Belen Agirregomezkorta, Read More: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-kO

WIDE+ and other Civil Society express concern about lack of funding priority for women’s associations in FLOW programme. The full letter:Letter-FLOW-concerns-12-December-2015_updated_7Jan

March 2021, WIDE+ Newsletter

WIDE+ joins International condemn of the murder of indigenous leader Berta Cáceres in Honduras, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-l2
Recent Developments, including further action to take:http://wp.me/p2KSLS-ly
Read CAWN statement, supported by WIDE+: CAWN_statement_Berta_Caceres
Read what WIDE+ member WO=MEN the Dutch Gender platform has done in the Netherlands (in Dutch) http://www.wo-men.nl/berta_caceres/

WIDE+ participated in EU-CELAC Seminar on Gender Equality and Women’s economic Empowerment, 7-8 March 2016: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-Hv

News around Women’s empowerment in Europe and globally: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-HB
WIDE+ member Karat Coalition report for Poland: pay gap between women and men with basic vocational education: http://www.karat.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Gender_pay_gap_vocational_education.pdf
Other Resources: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-Hr

May 2016, WIDE+ Newsletter

WIDE+ proposes measures to improve situation of women refugees in Europe and Turkey. As a feminist network WIDE + is very concerned about the vulnerable situation of women refugees in Europe and in Turkey. WIDE+ has therefore asked United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and UN Women to check how gender sensitive measures are implemented.

Read here the concerns WIDE+ has: WIDEletter_UNCHR_April_2016
Read here the reply from UN Women: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-m0

CAWN and WIDE+ call on European Parliamentarians to pressure El Salvador to end ban on Abortion, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-mn

CSW 2016 Stepped It Up for Gender Equality and a Planet 50-50 by 2030. What now?, By Janice G Foerde It was the largest CSW ever. This articles reviews the outcomes, reports on the controversial issues on the table and asks whether the final conclusions will help step it up for gender equality: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-GM

WIDE+ supports TTIP campaign aiming to protect European regulations on chemicals and pesticides: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-mk
WIDE+ member GADIP Conference “ Beijing+20” report available. Read the report: Report_Beijing_final version april 2016

The first Financing for Development review Forum fails to deliver meaningful outcomes for Women’s Human Rights: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-mh.
New Resources: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-Hy

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