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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 / 266 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 / 761 readings
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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 / 1121 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 / 1283 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 / 1634 readings
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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 / 1666 readings
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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 / 1575 readings
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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 / 1692 readings
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CALL FOR PAPERS FALL 2014

GENDER AND TRANSFORMATION: WOMEN IN EUROPE WORKSHOP NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies Call for papers Fall 2014 Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2014
2014-06-15 20:07:57 / 1553 readings
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URGENT: Solidarity with Hungarian NGOs

Statement: Stop Targeting Hungarian NGOs! Since its re-election, the Hungarian government launched a campaign attacking the credibility of Hungarian NGOs and are striving to gain controlling power over their funding distributed independently from the government.
2014-06-11 12:43:16 / 1648 readings
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Council of Europe: Europe in biggest human rights crisis since Cold War

[Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 23 April 2014] "Europe faces the deepest democratic crises since the Cold War", says Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe in the first-ever comprehensive report on the state of democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Europe.
2014-05-12 07:02:24 / 2101 readings
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2013 Book and Journal Report Available On-line

Since 1991, the NEWW Book and Journal Project has supported the exchange of ideas and knowledge between women's movements in the U.S and Central and Eastern Europe, the Newly Independent States and Russia (CEE/NIS/Russia). The Project has aided in the establishment of gender studies and women's rights centers and libraries, and has supported original research and publications on women's changing situation throughout CEE/NIS/Russia.
2014-05-10 16:17:12 / 4653 readings