‘Promoting female migrant rights in the context of shrinking spaces for civil society: ways forward’, brief report of the European face to face meeting, March 2018

The first and only European face to face meeting for the WIDE+ project “Strengthening Innovative Solutions to Protect Female Migrant and Refugee Rights” was held on 6 March 2018, in Brussels, Belgium. The national coordinators, European management team and project experts came together to share plans, expectations, analysis of problems and expertise and to reflect … Continue reading ‘Promoting female migrant rights in the context of shrinking spaces for civil society: ways forward’, brief report of the European face to face meeting, March 2018

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

’Systematic networking is a key to successsful ensuring female migrant and refugee rights’: conclusions from the workshop by WIDE+ members in Sweden

Participants left with many new insights and connections the workshop ‘Women’s Voices: Civil society and migrant women’s rights’, organized by WIDE+ member  GADIP in collaboration with Fisofa held at 29 May, in Gothenburg, Sweden. It has achieved its objectives: to raise and discuss good ideas and experiences; to spread these to other organisations and countries; and thus, … Continue reading ’Systematic networking is a key to successsful ensuring female migrant and refugee rights’: conclusions from the workshop by WIDE+ members in Sweden

CONCORD-WIDE+ Joint Position Paper calls on the EU to move beyond voluntary gender articles in EU trade agreements

In this joint position paper "Women's rights and Trade: Time for a Radical Shift”,  CONCORD, the European Confederation for Relief and Development that represents 2.600 NGOs in Europe, with WIDE+ reflect on the recent policy developments to promote women’s rights in EU’s trade policies. It is a step forwards that the European Commission has committed … Continue reading CONCORD-WIDE+ Joint Position Paper calls on the EU to move beyond voluntary gender articles in EU trade agreements