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La révolution tunisienne de 2011 a donné aux femmes de nouvelles opportunités et de nouveaux défis. Notre séminaire visait à renforcer les capacités des femmes tunisiennes en politique

It is necessary to ensure the participation of women's organisations, women and the civil society in the EU-CELAC Action Plan on Gender 2015 - 2017. In this paper women's organisations share their main concerns and make proposals.

Homophobia, discrimination and social exclusion are part of the day-to-day life of LGBTI persons in Honduras due to cultural background, religious fundamentalism and impunity. The event report examines if the European Union can help to overcome impunity of crimes against human rights defenders and LGBTI activists.

 

Feminicide and Violence against women in Latin America and the European Union: The 8th Conference on Feminicide "The Duty of Due Diligence to Eradicate Feminicide" examined what has been done in the framework of the EU-CELAC since the adoption of 2013-2015 Action Plan on gender.

 

Could the European Neighbourhood Policy and other EU foreign policy initiatives contribute to the improvement of the LGBTI rights situation in the region?

 

Major sporting events in Brazil in the web of urban planning, speculation and the right to the city

In mining but also in other extractive industries, companies headquartered in the EU or North America are often implicated in serious human rights violations such as forced evictions or the destruction of livelihoods. Resource extraction by multinational companies disrupts the social structures and norms of local communities.

Europe, Let’s Speak Out for LGBTI Rights in Africa

Find here the comprehensive report of our capacity building 'Europe, Let’s Speak Out for LGBTI Rights in Africa'.

Tamara Marbán, 2013 – Red Chilena contra la Violencia hacia las Mujeres

Feminicide/femicide is the most extreme form of violence against women. It is not a matter of “…isolated incidents that arise suddenly and unexpectedly, but rather the ultimate act of violence which is experienced in a continuum of violence" against women.

What are the effects and consequences of the media treatment of violence against women on feminicide?

From Madrid to Santiago

The purpose of this publication, the third in the series “Feminicide: A Global Phenomenon”, is to identify the content to be included in this new space for bi-regional dialogue on gender issues with regard to violence against women and the importance of the participation of defenders of women’s rights in this area.

Feminicide, is the killing of a woman because she is a women. As the most extreme form of violence against women it is the manifestation of Gender inequality and men’s power over women.

Feminicidio: Un Fenómeno Global

Feminicides refer to cases in which the victims women, after experiencing continuous discrimination throughout their lives, are killed because they are. Going beyond the emblematic cases in Mexico and Guatemala, this publication offers a regional perspective on feminicide in Latin America. It gives voice to prominent women activists, academics, human rights defenders and civil society.

Feminicidio - De México a Lima

A big obstacle in the struggle against Feminicide is the impunity of these crimes. This stems from an often-weak institutional framework and from a general apathy laced with pejorative stereotypes and victim-blaming

Gender Politics Makes a Difference

Politics can only succeed when it is inclusive of all genders. Gender justice is an ambitious goal, one that the Heinrich Böll Foundation is pursuing together with many different allies worldwide. This publication gives an overview of their work.