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CSW59

CSW59 : Commission on the Status of Women – 9-20th March 2015

The year 2015 marks a significant milestone – the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – which will be the focus of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59). At the annual high-level gathering, taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in …

Planet 50-50

Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality

Launching on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2015, Step It Up will showcase specific commitments that governments make, leading up to the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. It asks governments to make national commitments to address the challenges that are holding women and girls back from reaching their full potential +info: external link

Get Involved

Be rebel and get involved ! : Belgian Labour Party Action

The women of the Belgian Labour Party have organised a lunch to promote the women’s involvement in different areas : work, associative activities, syndicate, neighborhood… through women’s testimonies +info: external link

European Equal Pay Day

European Equal Pay Day

Since 2011, the European Union organizes the “European Equal Pay Day” in order to increase awareness of the fact that a wage gap between women and men still exists and that women have to work longer than men to earn the same. The concept allows to calculate the date up to which a woman must work on average to get …

Catalonia for gender equality

Your move next move: Catalonia for gender equality

International Women’s Day campaign. The Catalan Institute for Women campaign promotes, as part of the International Women’s Day 2015, reflections and reviews for citizens about the concept of gender equality, whether in the professional as in personal and family relationships. The campaign, which is represented graphically with a chess piece on a board, will be widely disseminated by the institutions …

Project Partners

Meet the project partners

The first CARVE project meeting took place in Paris in December 2014. Representatives from 8 entities and 7 countries took place to discuss details and agree on research methodology, dissemination activities and communication actions. Partners discussed the best way to reach companies and promote actions against gender based violence at the workplace. Issues about how to best approach violence and …