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.
The Polish Government is clearly trying to avoid making political decisions which would resolve problems of gender equality as well as non-discrimination.
The Website www.GenderStudies-Ukraine.org provides a documentation of women´s and gender studies in Ukraine. It aims to inform an international audience about women’s and gender Studies in Ukraine and also wants to improve cooperation and scientific exchange in the field of gender studies between Ukraine and abroad.
The European Policy Action Centre on Violence against Women and the European Women's Lobby are supporting Eva-Britt Svensson, Member of the European Parliament, and Vice-Chairwoman of Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality in her work to collect signatures from Members of the European Parliament for a written declaration on the "Say NO to Violence against Women" campaign.
The undersigned organizations working to promote women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights write to express deep gratitude for your repeal of the Global Gag Rule. We thank you for ending this restrictive policy, which has contributed to the deaths and injuries of countless women and girls and undermined the democratic participation of non-governmental organizations in many countries. From our daily work with those most affected, we know that your action will have profound positive effects on the lives of millions of people.
Social Watch 2008 report Rights is the Answer was launched Monday at the International Conference on Financing for Development in Doha, Qatar. NEWW-Polska is the co-author of the chapter relates to Poland.
The Network of East-West Women signed the statement on the proposed Global Summit of the Group of 20, that will take place in Washington on November 15, to reform the international financial system and build an economic system that works for people and the planet.
In light of the French EU Presidency, this year’s General Assembly of the European Women’s Lobby was held in Lyon (France) from 24 to 26 October. The meeting gathered more than 150 delegates, representing EWL national co-ordinations and European-wide member organisations, from all over Europe. The EWL General Assembly took place in the Lyon City Hall and was generously hosted by the Lyon City Council with the organisational support of the French Coordination of the EWL (CLEF).
Final conference on gender budgeting as a management instrument for gender equality at universities (Gdansk, Munich, Vienna) took place in Brussels, in Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the European Union, at September 17, 2008.
One question comes out of the series of NGOs reports developed by the Network of East-West Women: - how the EU can expect obeying the women’s rights from developing countries when itself EU is not standing to its own standards and values?
Dear Friends, The Network of East-West Women and its project partners would like to invite you to our final conference on gender budgeting as a management instrument for gender equality at universities at September 17, 2008. We are looking forward to welcoming you at the conference!
Since August 8, 2008 the whole world has been witnessing Russia's open military invasion into the independent and sovereign Republic of Georgia. Thousands of soldiers and tanks of the Russian Federation have breached the internationally recognized borders of Georgia and have been fiercely attacking Georgian troops.
The conference offers the opportunity to present central findings of the SSA to a broad audience. Together with stakeholders and experts at a national and European level we want to discuss strategies and perspectives for implementing gender budgeting with a focus on the area of higher education and research.
Many events accompanied the Launch of the EU-CIS Gender Watch Reports in June 23-24, 2008 in Brussels. NGOs Strategy meeting, Press Conference, bilateral meetings and un-official talks. This kind of actions enable women's issues to be placed among priorities in the EU Development Agenda in the future.