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The Congress of Women statement on New Year’s Eve assaults on women

The Congress of Women statement on New Year’s Eve assaults on women

In the context of sexist incidents in Cologne, Germany, the Congress of Women would like to remind that every woman in the world has the right to freedom, dignity and safety. 

Why are there so few women in V4 diplomacy?

Why are there so few women in V4 diplomacy?

Very few women have made it into the V4’s top ranking diplomatic jobs. While equal opportunities exist on paper, there is still a long way to go before conditions are created that will make the numbers more representative.

Demands of the 7th Congress of Women

Demands of the 7th Congress of Women

The 7th Congress of Women - during both the plenary sessions and in thematic centres - put forward a number of demands necessary to ensure that Poland has become a more egalitarian society. 

Why don’t the V4 countries have more women voices in the media?

Why don’t the V4 countries have more women voices in the media?

Language in general – and in media specifically – is a powerful tool.  (Gender) Biased language creates a (gender) biased world. Do you think that a women commentator could say: “though she was blonde, she was quite intelligent”?

The 7th Congress of Women has ended

The 7th Congress of Women has ended

The Congress of Women entitled „If not us, then who? If not now, then when?” took place on 11 and 12 September in Warsaw's Torwar Hall and gathered nearly 8000 participants. 

7th Congress of Women programme

7th Congress of Women programme

7th Congress of Women is coming. 11-12 September at Torwar Hall. 

Interview with Irene Natividad

Interview with Irene Natividad

Every summit people say to me: “Oh Irene, I have wings on my back, I was so inspired”. In fact last time I talked to an executive who said to me: “You know Irene, I’ve had my injection of energy and I can now face the rest of the year”. Everybody says that after each summit.

Thanks to Staffan Herrström the Ambassador of Sweden to Poland

Thanks to Staffan Herrström the Ambassador of Sweden to Poland

To a great democrat, fabulous feminist, noble civil servant and a wonderful human being, We express our warmest thanks and gratitude.

Anti-violent convention is signed! Thank you, Mr. President

Anti-violent convention is signed! Thank you, Mr. President

President Bronisław Komorowski has decided! We were waiting for a long time for this signature. He signed a law on ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.