Resources WIDE+ Newsletter, March 2016

Amnesty International report: Female refugees face physical assault, exploitation and sexual harassment on their journey through Europe Governments and aid agencies are failing to provide even basic protections to women refugees travelling from Syria and Iraq. Amnesty International interviewed 40 refugee women and girls in northern Europe last month who travelled from Turkey to Greece … Continue reading Resources WIDE+ Newsletter, March 2016

WIDE Austria partner WoMin fight for gender justice during COP21 and after

WoMin was in Paris with a large delegation of thirteen. The purpose was, according to their South African coordinator Samantha Hargreaves: "to learn from others, to tell our stories, to strategise, to strengthen global connections and to take action!". WoMin <http://womin.org.za/&gt; is an African gender and extractives alliance, which works alongside national and regional movements … Continue reading WIDE Austria partner WoMin fight for gender justice during COP21 and after

News on Gender, Climate and EU policy, Newsletter 4, December 2015

COP21 Climate Change Agreement doesn’t live up to the challenges The Women and Gender Constituency that has advocated for a gender just Climate deal concluded that with the current agreement: “governments maintained their commitment to corporations over people and signaled opportunities for profit to be made from crisis...It is clear that in Paris we have … Continue reading News on Gender, Climate and EU policy, Newsletter 4, December 2015

WIDE+ Newsletter 4, December 2015

Women – not GMOs feed the world by Eva Lachkovics Vandana Shiva, Indian scholar and environmental activist, explains why women’s traditional knowledge holds the answer to the problem of food security in India. http://wp.me/P2KSLS-iK WIDE+ News and Analysis WIDE+ Recommendations to UN Human Rights Council on the protection of the family and the contribution of … Continue reading WIDE+ Newsletter 4, December 2015