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Newsletter

Thursday, 07 March 2019 - No. 34
News & Interviews
Cruz is a reference in the social fight for the defense of human rights and women in Colombia.
Ninfa Cruz: "I ask for freedom for all Colombian women taken"

This social leader and defender of human rights has been denouncing for years murders, arrests and violations of rights towards women in this country.

Next 29th March Barcelona will host the second of two international seminars.  Source: FEM_EU
Building Europe’s future with a feminist approach

FEM_EU aims at influencing the European elections to put gender equality and the human rights of women at the top of the political agenda on the continent.

The congress will take in consideration topics such as social protection policies in situations of poverty and vulnerability of families.  Source: Fundació Pere Tarrés
Families and childhood, protagonists of the 1st International Congress on social-educational intervention

There will be keynote speeches and debates with presentations on methodologies based on exemplary cases.

ABD presented the project to L'Hospitalet last February 16.
'Food Relations', the kitchen as a community vehicle and the inclusion of immigrant people

The 'Associació Benestar i Desenvolupament' (Welfare and Development Association) promotes this European initiative together with other countries to promote intercultural dialogue through food.

The World Economic Forum analyses the gender parity in 149 countries.  Source: World Economic Forum
The global gender gap will take 108 years to close

Although the gender gap narrowed slightly in 2018, data show that access to health and education and political empowerment have worsened. If this trend continues, it would take 108 years on average to reach parity.

Artistlove has made artistic interventions in Brazil.
ARTISTLOVE, when art and love cross borders

This entity develops participatory art interventions around the world and promotes personal and collective development in each community where it acts.

Opinion
A Feminist Europe?

We need a Feminist Europe that will safeguard the human rights of women, because we are persons, with the right to live our lives freely, free of violence and in a society where everyone has equal opportunities and free of privileges.

Revisiting the associative movement from a feminist perspective

At a global level, women have a greater presence in associations working on care and services to others, as well as cultural and social ones. But then we see a much lower participation of women in unions or political associations.

Education as a tool against poverty and discrimination

Whenever we think about strategies for the development of vulnerable communities, groups or families, we place the focus on education as the fundamental tool that can make people more free and allow them to access greater opportunities for their future.

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