Recorded webinar: The women’s strike in Poland as a feminist strategy for change - January 15th 2021
In this webinar, leaders from the women's movements in Poland reflect on strike as a powerful feminist strategy and as an example for other women's rights defenders on political mobilization. Arranged by WIDE+ in collaboration with Bunt Kobiet. To view the recorded webinar, click the link above.
Three Mexican activists speak about their experiences and the situation regarding gender-based violence, as well as the enormous wave of feminist protests in the country. The speakers are Norma Don Juan, Mujeres Indígenas de México, CONAMI; Maru Romero and Gady Dircio, both from the Equidad de Género, Ciudadanía, Trabajo y Familia A.C. Click the link above to view the recorded webinar.
On Saturday 14 November 2020, Soundino Music arranged its 9th concert, in collaboration with the collective Solidaridad con Ayotzinapa Suecia. The aim of the concert is to raise money for the feminist collective Frente Nacional para la Sororidad de las Defensoras Digitales, working to promote digital culture from a gender perspective. To watch it, please click the link above.
Latinamerika i fokus arranged a replica of Elina Chauvet's work Zapatos Rojos Arte Público (Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, 2009), which has been exhibited in several places around the world. The installation aims at making gender-based violence, and in particular femicide, visible. To view the installation, click the link above.
Despite a growing acceptance regarding the importance of incorporating women’s economic empowerment and gender into international trade policymaking, the perspectives of feminist women, men and other gender identities on current trade policy are rarely heard. This session, organized by WIDE+ Gender and Trade Working group, highlights the voices of feminist scholars and activists, linking the micro experiences at grassroots level with the overarching macro-economic developments that international trade policies are driving. Click the link above to be directed to the session.
This statement has collected 500 signatures from organizations and academics from 87 countries. The undersigned, including GADIP, call on the IMF to immediately stop promoting austerity around the world, and instead advocate policies that advance gender justice, reduce inequality, and decisively put people and planet first. To read the full statement, click on the link above.
GADIP is inviting you to a a conference providing different thematic and geographic perspectives on the phenomenon of backlash against gendered rights. The conference will conclude with a discussion on possible future strategies.
The conference is free and open to all. Please sign up trough the following link: https://sv-se.invajo.com/event/gadip/backlashf%C3%B6rkvinnor2?fbclid=IwAR1lDz1_Gl37e0JIDr624Qyyw01k_Td2yWghMvwIuxoWoA5YP0H_aOZUpEY
Workshop:Fairtrade och Genus
On 30th November 2018, GADIP organised a workshop on Fairtrade and gender. The workshop was held at the School of Global Studies at the University of Gothenburg, and there was a total of 11 participants. The invited participants were representatives from different actors working with Fair Trade1 in Gothenburg; the aim of the workshop was to discuss how to increase interest in Fair Trade, how Fair Trade impacts women as consumers and producers and how we can work to promote Fair Trade that empowers women in all different stages of trade. Nu finns rapporten att läsa på både svenska och engelska.
Women as actors in conflict – the case of Kashmir in India
Welcome to the open lecture on ”Women as actors in conflict – the case of Kashmir in India” given by Professor Swati Parashar.
Swati is an Associate Professor at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg. Swatis research interests are in critical security and war studies, feminist and postcolonial international relations, women militants and combatants, gender, violence and development in South Asia.
This WIDE publication discusses issues around gender and migration in Europe, with a special focus on challenges in Spain, Austria, Poland, Belgium and Sweden. It is the result of a two years project, supported by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union, and it is meant to serve as a resource for adult educators and interested public.