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What's up with the Women's Network?

The Global Greens Women's Network (GGWN) is active and running! While we await the Global Greens and European Green Party joint Congress in Liverpool 2017, to be able to meet in person, we are busy working on Women's Academy webinars and launching a GGWN Mentorship Programme.
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Women in politics - experiences from Green leaders

The Global Greens Women's Network held its first webinar on 16 April. If you missed hearing it live, listen to the presentations now.

Click here to listen, and the transcript is copied below.

Our wonderful speakers from around the world are:

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Former Green MP Holly Walker on life in Parliament as a mother, and a woman

When I was an MP, I used to tell people that I went into politics to use my voice. Yet at the end of three years in Parliament, I had lost my voice completely. Former New Zealand Green MP Holly Walker advocates for Members of Parliament to be able to combine parenting with politics.
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Several Women Missing from the Salt Area of Uttarakhand State in India: UKPP calls on the Government to Stop Human Trafficking

Dehradun, Uttarakhand, March 7, 2016

The Uttarakhand Parivartan Party or UKPP is going to hold a Candle March in the city of Dehradun (Ghantaghar--Gandhi Park--Ghantaghar) on the eve of the International Women’s Day to draw public-attention towards the increasing incidents of human trafficking and women’s exploitation in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in India. 

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Human Trafficking in the Indian State of Uttarakhand on Rise

On the eve of the International Women's Day, the UKPP or Uttarakhand Parivartan Party organised a Candle Marchin Dehradun, UK to draw attention of the Harish Rawat Government of the Congress party in Uttarakhand towards the incidents of 11 women missing from the Salt (सल्ट ) area of Almora district and sexual exploitation of the inmates of a Distressed Women's Home in Dehradun, UK. कल शाम यानी महिला दिवस की पूर्व संध्या 7 मार्च को उत्तराखंड प्रदेश के कुमाऊँ मंडल के सल्ट छेत्र से 11 महिलाओं की गुमसुदगी पर पुलिस-प्रशासन द्वारा शिकायत तक दर्ज न करने, प्रदेश में लगातार बढ़ते महिला शोषण के अपराध और प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री का इस पर कोई संज्ञान न लेने आदि आदि विषयों को लेकर एक कैंडल मार्च
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Strengthening Political Participation of Women in Indonesia: Challenges and Opportunities

Indonesia Green Union conducts green political schools to educate women at the village, district, town and province levels so that they will be ready to participate in Indonesia's legislative elections in 2019.
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Gender equality and empowering women in the digital age

The European Commission has made the digital single market agenda one of its major priorities for the coming years. Many webpages have been filled, position papers written and press statements made about the enormous potential a digital single market holds for European citizens:  economic growth, innovation and competitiveness, free flow of online goods, just to name a few of the recurring buzzwords connected to the digital market strategy.

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365 days for women, not just one day: UKPP, India

The Uttarakhand Parivartan Party (UKPP) believes that the women are as integral and as important as the men are to a society as all humans are equal and no human is superior or inferior to other human. At the same time, UKPP is aware of the social, economic and political realities across the globe and knows fully well that in several societies, including the Indian society, women still are not treated on equal footing.
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Women in democracy

Catherine Greze speaks about women in democracy during the Global Greens Congress in Dakar, March 2012.

(Video made by Greens-EFA)

 
 
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