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Gender and Transformation workshops at NY University - Call for Papers!

Deadline for submissions is 10th of November 2017. 
2017-11-02 13:55:52 / 99 readings
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Grants for grassroot organizations supporting women and girls - violence survivors!

Grasroot organizations and institutions supproting women and girls (violence survivors) and providing educational and legal efforts in the name of change in this area are welcome to apply for grants. Deadline is 5th of December 2017.
2017-11-02 13:44:05 / 62 readings
News from NEWW

Polish Women’s Lobby against the morning-after pill limitations!

There we stand and we have to express once again that we don’t and we won’t accept the legislations excluding women’s voice and affecting so deeply our basic rights as women and girls. We’ll be standing here rejecting the oppressive changes and doing whatever it takes to stop the whole devastating process.  
2017-06-27 19:14:40 / 648 readings
News from Europe

Sevdije Ahmeti Kosovo Activist Died Today

Today a great activist has left us. Sevdije Ahmeti was an instigator and pillar of the women’s rights movement in Kosovo. Among Kosovo’s earliest advocates of women’s rights as human rights, she was a leader, an activist, a feminist, a writer.  
2016-11-19 22:46:17 / 1166 readings
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FEMINISTS FOR TRANSFORMATION: AN OPEN MEETING TO CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF FEMINIST ACHIEVEMENTS AND TO IMAGINE OUR FEMINIST WORK IN THE FUTURE

The Network of East-West Women (NEWW), an organization founded to link up feminists from all over East and Central Europe and feminists from the U.S., had its first meeting in Dubrovnik in June of 1991. 25 years!
2016-04-25 10:07:05 / 1346 readings
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GENDER AND TRANSFORMATION: WOMEN IN EUROPE WORKSHOP NYU CENTER FOR EUROPEAN AND MEDITERRANEAN STUDIES CALL FOR PAPERS 2015-2016

"Theorizing Gender, Class, Race, and Religion in Europe" DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: JUNE 26, 2015 The GENDER and TRANSFORMATION: WOMEN in EUROPE Workshop-a joint project from New York University and the Network of East-West Women
2015-06-24 15:28:53 / 1736 readings
News from Europe

Feminist Meeting in Warsaw at the Eve of Beijing+20 Celebrations

31 representatives of feminist, LBT and immigrant organisations met in Warsaw on December 13/14 to discuss the Beijing+20 celebrations in Poland and in Europe.
2014-12-21 13:43:16 / 2024 readings
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GENDER AND TRANSFORMATION: WOMEN IN EUROPE WORKSHOP

NYU CENTER FOR EUROPEAN AND MEDITERRANEAN STUDIES, CALL FOR PAPERS SPRING 2015, DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: NOVEMBER 28, 2014
2014-11-07 22:31:44 / 2206 readings
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New Book by Oliveira Simic, Former Legal Fellow of NEWW

How do you pick up the pieces after your life is shattered by war? How do you continue living when your country no longer exists, your language is no longer spoken and your family is divided, not just by distance but by politics too? What happens when your old identity is taken from you and a new one imposed, one that you never asked for?
2014-09-23 05:48:33 / 2688 readings
News from Europe

Convention on preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention), enters into force on the 1st of August 2014

The EU Istanbul Convention enters into force on 1 August 2014. This is an important milestone in the history of the Women’s Movement and much remains to be done to improve the situation of women survivors of violence and their children.
2014-08-08 21:22:41 / 2776 readings
News from Europe

Beijing + 20, Geneva, November 2014

Engage in the NGO CSW GENEVA Review process of the great Promise made in 1995 at the Beijing 4th World Conference on Women.
2014-08-05 07:43:26 / 2674 readings
News from Europe

Threats to withdraw the Maternity Leave Directive

The European Women’s Lobby cries scandal as the rhetoric on women’s rights and gender equality takes a blow.
2014-07-10 22:53:14 / 2674 readings