CSW 2016 Stepped It Up for Gender Equality and a Planet 50-50 by 2030. What now?

Janice G Foerde The milestone sixtieth session of the UN Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) took place from 14-24 March 2016 at UN Headquarters in New York City. It was the largest CSW ever. Over 120 government ministers and deputy or vice ministers, 1,825 senior officials and parliamentarians participated together with about 4,100 … Continue reading CSW 2016 Stepped It Up for Gender Equality and a Planet 50-50 by 2030. What now?

Post-2015 Development Agenda: Sustainable Development Goals outcome review

UN Sustainable Development Goals – What’s New from a Feminist Perspective? In this article published by AWID the outcomes of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, the Sustainable Development goals, are reviewed. The article concludes that while the agenda is not as ambitious as AWID and other women’s rights organizations advocated for, there were nonetheless important gains … Continue reading Post-2015 Development Agenda: Sustainable Development Goals outcome review

WIDE+ Newsletter 3b, August 2015, SPECIAL EDITION, with: SDGs and Women’s Political Participation, Greece, CEDAW and Development, WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

GADN Recommendations to Measuring progress on women’s participation and leadership in the SDGs A new publication by the UK Gender and Development Network (GADN) Women’s Participation and Leadership Working Group proposes global indicators to effectively track progress made on implementing the SDGs between now and 2030. Written by Abigail Hunt and Maria Vlahakis. https://wideplus.org/gadnetwork-recommendations-to-measuring-progress-on-womens-participation-and-leadership-in-the-sdgs/ WIDE … Continue reading WIDE+ Newsletter 3b, August 2015, SPECIAL EDITION, with: SDGs and Women’s Political Participation, Greece, CEDAW and Development, WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

GADN Recommendations to Measuring progress on women’s participation and leadership in the SDGs

Abigail Hunt and Maria Vlahakis A new publication by the UK Gender and Development Network (GADN) Women’s Participation and Leadership Working Group proposes global indicators to effectively track progress made on implementing the SDGs between now and 2030. To download this article: GADN_SDGpoliticalleaderswomen_2015_3 The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the result of approximately three years … Continue reading GADN Recommendations to Measuring progress on women’s participation and leadership in the SDGs

WWG strongly disappointed in the Third International Conference on Financing for Development: Addis Ababa Action Agenda

The Women’s Major Working Group, representing more than 600 women’s groups from over 100 countries that includes the active involvement of WIDE+, is deeply disappointed with the outcome of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, last week. What came out of the conference, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, … Continue reading WWG strongly disappointed in the Third International Conference on Financing for Development: Addis Ababa Action Agenda

Measuring Progress on Women’s Participation and Influence in Decision-Making in the SDGs

WIDE+ member, the UK based Gender and Development Network (GADN), has just published a new briefing paper: Measuring progress on women’s participation and influence in decision-making in the SDGs: Recommendations to the Inter-agency and Expert Group and UN Member States - available to download here. This briefing paper sets GADN’s recommendations for global SDG indicators on women’s … Continue reading Measuring Progress on Women’s Participation and Influence in Decision-Making in the SDGs

Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice in the post-2015 era: the role of WIDE+ and feminist organizations

A two-days programme on 17-18 June in Barcelona, Spain The public panel in the evening of 17 June and the full day WIDE+ meeting will give members and strategic allies a chance to deeply reflect and discuss these questions in a highly participatory manner. The public panel is an open event; the WIDE+ meeting is for … Continue reading Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice in the post-2015 era: the role of WIDE+ and feminist organizations