Newsletter February 2017
Key Messages of Conference “Movements, Borders, Rights? Feminist Perspectives on global issues in Europe”, 24 – 25 October 2016, Brussels Belgium: “Feminism must be more political in confronting the current multiple crises”.
To read the press release with the key messages: https://wideplus.org/conference-2016/
Full Statement_Conference_2016 in English
Statement in German: statement_conference_2016_deutsch
Statement in Portuguese: carta-politica_conferencia-wide
Join or Support the “She Decides – Global Fundraising Initiative” against Trump’s Global Gag Rule
One can join the campaign by donating or signing a petition:
http://www.shedecides.eu/(to donate) https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScyNYolqqBBVwoYjhp3FBtAh8zc5uo5sDQ-DhofUzc0IZiSIg/viewform (to sign the petition)
civil-society-organizations-stands-with-she-decides (to read the petition)
Feminist Constituency calls for a stronger implementation of women’s rights in Global Partnership in Development, http://wp.me/p2KSLS-HM
#Womensvoices – Refugee and Migrant women activists across Europe meet at the WIDE+ Open Space Session, 14 November 2016, Belgium, VIDEO and key messages: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-HE
Report Available of WIDE+ at 13th AWID Forum, To read the report: wide_awidforum2016_report.
Food Sovereignty movement and the women’s struggles, Article by Ana Alvarenga de Castro, Download or read the article: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-HP
News and Resources of WIDE+ Members
GADIP Report available from International Conference “Gender, Refugees and Security”, 21-22 October, 2016, Sweden: http://wp.me/p2KSLS-HH
A feminist analysis of TTIP (the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) negotiations between the US and EU, WIDE+ member Le Monde selon les femmes (in French): http://www.mondefemmes.be/genre-actus_ttip-femmes-genre.htm.
GADN, The Gender & Development Network released two new briefings on Gender Equality and Macro-Economics:
Stepping up: How governments can contribute to women’s economic empowerment;
Sharing the load: Unpaid care work and women’s economic empowerment.
And released CSW61 Factsheet on Women’s Economic Empowerment: to read the fact sheet.