16 06, 2019

European Feminist Lesbian Conference in Kiyv: We need anger, realism and lots of love

By | 2019-07-16T16:47:14+00:00 June 16th, 2019|Advocacy, Events, Gender equality, News, Outreach, WECF|0 Comments

Over 350 lesbians* bringing #LesbianGenius to the world, gathered for 3 days in a Soviet era Turist hotel, guarded like a fortress by  police and National Guard, where the halls were renamed for three days honouring fierce feminists.  The second European Lesbian * Conference (EL * C) took place in April in Kiev, Ukraine. It [...]

11 06, 2019

A tale of multiple disconnects: why the 2030 Agenda does not (yet?) contribute to moving German gender equality struggles forward

By | 2019-06-11T17:02:31+00:00 June 11th, 2019|Gender Assessments, Gender equality, News, Reports & studies, WECF|0 Comments

This study addresses the percolation and domestication of the United Nations’ “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – Transforming our World” in Germany with a view to understanding its impact on domestic gender equality policies. Concentrating on federal-level policymaking, the main finding of the study is that the 2030 Agenda and SDG 5 have, as of yet, not [...]

4 06, 2019

Kenya: gender assessment

By | 2019-06-04T14:14:32+00:00 June 4th, 2019|Advocacy, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, News|0 Comments

Globally, women earn an average of 23 per cent less than men for the same work, and women take home one tenth of the global income, while accounting for two thirds of global working hours. Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment are not merely socially desirable: they are critical to the accomplishment of the Sustainable Development [...]