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.
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”?
7th Congress of Women is coming. 11-12 September at Torwar Hall.
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.
To a great democrat, fabulous feminist, noble civil servant and a wonderful human being, We express our warmest thanks and gratitude.
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.
2014 was a busy year for the Congress of Women Association. The local elections, the 6th Congress of Women as well as the Regional Congresses of Women marked the year. We invite you to watch the review of our activity.
Every year 150 women are killed by domestic oppressors, 800.000 are victims of physical and sexual violence, and about 4 million of psychological and economical.