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Video by Vanessa Newby, WIIS Netherlands, for SecurityWomen Conference
Vanessa Newby, President of WIIS Netherlands, produced this video for SecurityWomen's Conference October 2023
Do women make organisations better?
Here is a clip of the BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour programme broadcast on 26th September 2023 which asks the above question and gives the example of policing.
The impact of anti-genderism on the Women Peace and Security Agenda in Central and Eastern Europe
Recently Europe has been witnessing the rise of the anti-gender movement, a series of interventions publicly opposing the so-called “gender ideology”. The anti-gender actors successfully managed to mobilise people against issues related to women’s rights, including reproductive services, marriage equality, sex education, gender studies and gender mainstreaming (Grzebalska et al., 2017). What started as an isolated incident in countries such as France, Croatia, Hungary or Poland, quickly transcended borders and became a transnational movement (Kuhar and Zobec, 2017), spreading across Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe.