Read the GADN Briefing: Making Trade Work For Gender

Trade has the potential to advance gender equality and realise women’s rights by expanding decent work opportunities for women and contributing to sustainable and equitable economic development. However, in many cases this potential has not been fulfilled; trade, and the agreements that establish its rules, have impacted negatively on the lives of many women. In this … Continue reading Read the GADN Briefing: Making Trade Work For Gender

Join WIDE+ and sign the global statement for a binding human rights treaty for (Trans)National Companies

The Treaty Alliance, a global movement for a binding Treaty has launched a public statement that can be signed by associations and individuals. The statement calls on states to participate actively in upcoming negotiations of the international treaty to ensure protection of human rights from the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises. The final … Continue reading Join WIDE+ and sign the global statement for a binding human rights treaty for (Trans)National Companies

Final Conference Statement is available

Feminism must be more political in confronting the current multiple crises. This is the key message from the international conference “Movements, Borders, Rights? Feminist Perspectives on Global Issues in Europe” which took place in Brussels 24-25 October 2017. Over two days, around 170 gender rights activists, professionals and academics from 31 countries came together across … Continue reading Final Conference Statement is available

Conference 2016 Programme

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Workshop 6: Who cares for whom? Asylum and refugee rights

This workshop discussed different policy opportunities to promote the rights of women refugees such as the Istanbul Convention (articles 59-61), codes of conduct, and strategies to engender asylum policies among others. Speakers: Pierrette Pape, policy & campaigns director at EWL (moderator) Mary Collins, senior policy & advocacy coordinator EWL (speaker) Milena Wegelin, project leader Terres … Continue reading Workshop 6: Who cares for whom? Asylum and refugee rights

Resources WIDE+ Newsletter May 2016

EP study on feminist NGOs in the EU Upon request by the FEMM Committee of the European Parliament, this report examines the activities of new feminist organisations in the EU which emerged, physically and on-line, since 2010. It is based on case studies in seven EU countries as well as a literature review to provide … Continue reading Resources WIDE+ Newsletter May 2016

WIDE+ participated in EU-CELAC Seminar on Gender Equality and Women’s economic Empowerment, 7-8 March 2016

Written by Gea Meijers To read this article as PDF: WIDEatEUCELACSEMINAR_2016 As part of the ongoing exchange between the European Union member states and countries in the Caribbean and Latin-America, a seminar was held around international women’s day to share information and experiences on how to economically empower women. The seminar was hosted by the European … Continue reading WIDE+ participated in EU-CELAC Seminar on Gender Equality and Women’s economic Empowerment, 7-8 March 2016