Publication: Women’s Rights and Trade – Time for a radical shift

Publication: Women’s Rights and Trade – Time for a radical shift

No EU trade policy is gender-neutral. Today, European decision-makers widely acknowledge that fact and recognises that this needs to be addressed. Gender receives more and more attention in trade agreements but there is still work to be done. In this publication, CONCORD and WIDE+ call for and explain why a fundamental shift is needed towards a EU trade policy which should give as much importance to human rights and environmental standards as to economic indicators.

CONCORD calls on EU and its Member States to show their leadership in commitment to eradicate global inequality and extreme poverty by 2020

(Brussels, Addis Ababa, 08/07/2015) – As negotiations ahead of the third Financing for Development Conference continue to stall, many including in particular civil society in the EU and globally are looking to the EU to live up to its commitments and show...