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…

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Workshop 1: Right wing populism: a threat to gender equality and women’s rights

Right wing populism is on the rise in western and eastern Europe. The workshop explores the interwovenness of racism and anti-feminism, of nationalistic and xenophobic discourses. What are counter-arguments and counter-strategies? How to overcome the growing polarization of societies? Speakers:…

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WIDE+ member GADIP Conference “ Beijing+20” report available

The network Gender and Development in Practice, GADIP organized last November at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden a conference reviewing Beijing+20. The theme was “How do we continue the work?”, reviewing the twelve prioritized areas in the Beijing Platform…