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. In PDF: women_not_GMO_feed_world Shiva, a globally well-known Indian scholar, environmental activist and anti-globalization author,…

WIDE+ 2015 Report: Women’s rights need a transformation of the global development paradigm

The United Nations have adopted this weekend the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that set the global development agenda for the coming 15 years. The agenda is presented in conjunction with a “Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s…

Post-2015 Women’s Coalition, including WIDE+, responses to the Sustainable Development Goals

From 25-27 September 2015, the UN member states adopted the Outcome document of the Sustainable Development Goals. Women’s associations and networks worldwide, including WIDE+, reiterate our concern that the Sustainable Development Goals, Targets and Means of Implementation continue to fall…