Feminist network promoting human rights of women and children

RESPONSE - Multi-Agency Response to GBV in Healthcare

EU Project “RESPONSE – Multi-Agency Response for Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in Maternal Health Services” (2017-2018)

Research shows that women survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) use healthcare services more than women who are not victims. As well, healthcare providers are professionals whom women survivors of GBV would most trust with their disclosure of abuse.[1]

WAVE Webinar "Increasing Visibility and Engaging Media"

The first WAVE webinar of the year is coming on Thursday, 20 April 2017 at 13:00 CET. Join us! WAVE will be talking about the possible ways in which women's NGOs could increase their visibility and better engage media. The webinar is open to all WAVE members, attendance is free of charge and participants can join by registering up until the 20 April 2017. WAVE will E-Mail you the confirmation of the registration with further details. Need more information? Please contact us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The 61st session of the CSW ended last Friday

This year’s session of the Commission on the Status of Women (13-24 March 2017) ended last Friday with the adoption of the Agreed Conclusions. The priority theme addressed throughout the session was women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work.

The concept and measurement of violence against women and men

According to data from the World Health Organisation violence against women is widespread; one in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. This publication offers a solution to the current choice between invisibility of gender and segregation of women in the measurement of violence.