This article, written by Edmé Domínguez R, takes stock of what this 14th Encounter of the Encuentro Feminista de América Latina y el Caribe (EFLAC) meant for the feminist movement(s) in the region, especially in terms of feminist economics and movement building. Full article in English: The 14th EFLAC 2017 Montevideo final Final article in Spanish: Notas sobre … Continue reading The 14th EFLAC ‘Diversas pero no Dispersas (Different but not dispersed)’, remarks and reflections, Montevideo, Uruguay 22-2 November, 2017
It is with great sadness that we learnt of the recent passing of Carmen de la Cruz, a strong activist who strived for women’s rights and gender equality in Europe, Latin America and worldwide. Since its early days, Carmen was an active contributor to WIDE’s mission and, throughout the years, she was involved in the … Continue reading Remembering Carmen de la Cruz
On International Women’s Day, March 8 2017, a fire was set at a safe home for girls Guatemala, immediately killing 19 girls. Since then, at least another 21 have died as a result of their injuries and many more continue to be hospitalized. On the eve of the fire, 50 girls tried to escape from … Continue reading WIDE+ and members urged Guatemalan embassies to demand a full investigation into fire in state home killing dozens of girls.
The Central America Women’s Network (CAWN) and Women in Development Europe (WIDE+) have asked European Parliamentarians to pressure El Salvador to have an open debate in its Legislative Assembly to change the legislation that bans abortion under all circumstances. MEP Members of the Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly will come together on 16-18 … Continue reading CAWN and WIDE+ call on European Parliamentarians to pressure El Salvador to end ban on Abortion