Problems in the southern Mediterranean will be presented based on issues of gender equality in Poland, and how the policy of equality affects the quality of democracy. Old Town Hall, ul. Korzenna 33/35, Gdańsk,
The GENDER and TRANSFORMATION in EUROPE Workshop—a joint project from New York University and the Network East-West Women--invites speakers to submit proposals for Friday afternoon talks for Fall 2012 at the NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies.
Call for Applications for Fall 2013 Award.
Union of the Baltic Cities is a voluntary, proactive network mobilizing the shared potential of over 100 member cities for democratic, economic, social, cultural and environmentally sustainable development of the Baltic Sea Region.
We are pleased to inform that on 28th and 29th of May, in Gdansk will take place second partner’s meeting schedule in the project „South Baltic violence free zone”.
On the 8th of April, in Ronneby, Sweden, took place third and last one seminar scheduled for the project “South Baltic area – Violence Free Zone”. The subject of the seminar was “Children as a crime of domestic violence”. Participants talked about the rising numbers of children victims and institutional and non-institutional ways of help.
New York University Center for European and Mediterranean Studies and the Network of East-West Women present the 'Gender and Transformation: Women in Europe Workshop'March 5, 2010
On 1-2 of December 2009 NEWW participated in a seminar and study visits in Kretinga, Lithuania. The visit was organized by our Lithuanian Partner in the project ‘South Baltic Area – Violence Free Zone: Women Training and Education Centre in Kretinga.
The meeting of the Observatory on Violence against Women took place in Gdansk on 18-19 June 2009 that was organized by the Network of East-West Women NEWW-Polska. The Observatory is the project managed by the European Policy Action Centre on Violence against Women that was established by the European Women’s Lobby in 1997.
The first partners’ meeting was held in Sopot on 28th-29th May 2009 in the framework of the project “The South Baltic Domestic Violence against Women Free Zone”. The organizer of the meeting was the Network of East-West Women NEWW-Polska. The participants were the partners of NEWW in the project: Mona Olausson from the Women’s Shelter in Karlshamn, Sweden, Jurgita Cinskiene from Kretinga Womens' Information and Training Center, Lithuania and Ludmila Wasiliewa from Blagosemya Organization in Kaliningrad, Russia.
NEWW which has been coordinating EU-CIS Gender Watch Project is glad that new organizations are undertaking research inspired by NEWW's project and we are hoping that our training “The New Instruments of the EU Development Policies and their monitoring in the Region of CEE/CIS” has been enabling NGOs from the Region to engage more effectively with the EU Development Policy Debate. Hence we recommend a new report "Development and Gender for Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia" of IGPN.
Daniela Draghici, Romania is informing us about worrying news from the Romanian Parliament, where anti-choice amendments to the abortion law could have serious repercussions on women’s access to therapeutic abortion after 24 weeks. The amendment, which relates specifically to Article 199 of the Draft of the New Criminal Code, could grant fetuses the status of personhood post 24 weeks.
We, representatives of civil society organizations and networks in Europe, wish to express our deep concern about the situation in the Republic of Moldova.
An exciting educational and legal practice-oriented opportunity for a young practicing lawyer from Central Eastern Europe, the CIS, the Balkans, the Caucasus or the Central Asian Republics with a deep interest in domestic violence (primarily against women and children) legal issues who works with or in a Non-Governmental Organization concerned with domestic violence in their country.
The eighteenth Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute, organized by the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) of The New School for Social Research, will take place in Wrocław, Poland, from July 9–26, 2009. TCDS will welcome forty junior scholars from the US, Europe, and other parts of the world for this intensive three-week program of study in society, culture and politics.