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16. Isabel Marcus Domestic Violence Fellowship. Call for Applications

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. 

2009-03-23 17:51:55 / 2438 readings

17. Professor Ann Snitow: Summer Course in Gender Studies & Feminist Theory,

 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.

2009-03-13 20:30:10 / 2107 readings

18. Polish Women Write to EU Commissioner

The Polish Government is clearly trying to avoid making political decisions which would resolve problems of gender equality as well as non-discrimination.

2009-03-01 16:16:36 / 2385 readings

19. We Recommend: A New Gender Studies Website in Ukraine

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.

2009-02-21 19:23:05 / 2291 readings

20. NEWW is Joining the Support of the EP Declaration on Violence against Women

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.

2009-02-01 11:31:51 / 1961 readings

21. NEWW Signed a Letter to Obama

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.

2009-01-16 09:57:06 / 2108 readings

22. Social Watch Report 2008 Rights is the Answer

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.

 

2008-12-05 12:37:32 / 2055 readings

23. The G20 Summit: Messages to the leaders

 

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.

2008-11-13 15:40:03 / 2160 readings

24. Polish Women's Lobby became the Member of European Women’s Lobby

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).

2008-11-13 15:08:36 / 1980 readings

25. Conference: Gender Budgeting at Universities

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.

2008-10-01 09:12:33 / 3581 readings

26. Gender Equality not on the European Development Agenda

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?

2008-09-30 11:14:04 / 2163 readings

27. Gender Budgeting at Universities

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!

2008-09-10 06:30:21 / 2189 readings

28. Stop Russia’s Unlawful Military Invasion

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.

2008-08-11 13:19:19 / 2139 readings

29. Bridging the Gap - Gender Budgeting in Science

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.

2008-07-29 09:29:16 / 2165 readings

30. EU-CIS Gender Watch Reports Launch

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.

2008-06-30 12:27:38 / 2762 readings
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