The FemCities Conference 2014 „ON THE ROAD TO GENDER EQUALITY – INSTRUMENTS PUT TO THE TEST - the European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life, gender mainstreaming and active measures to promote women" took place in Graz on 7th and 8th April 2014.
The conference documentation is now available as download
International expert conference on the exchange of experience on regulatory measures in the area of sex work.
Vienna: 10 & 11 June 2013
Venue: festival hall of the Diplomatic Academy
More information now available in our EVENTS section.
Date: 28 November 2012, 10am - 4pm
Venue: Brussels – Vienna House (Brussels Liaison Office)
In the run-up to the European Gender Summit 2012 the FemCities network and the Brussels Liaison Office of the City of Vienna invite to discuss the issue of sexist advertising.
Date: 22 – 23 September 2011
Venue: University of Basel / Switzerland
Programme and Registration: Click here.
The FemCities conference invites you to consider the situation of migrant women from a different point of view, to question stereotypes and prejudice, and to explore the scope of action of local authorities and the benefits of local policies that focus on the potentials of migrant women.
Herausforderungen und Potenziale aus Genderperspektive, Handlungsmöglichkeiten kommunaler Verwaltungen
22.-23. Sept. 2001
Anmeldung bis 31.August 2011
Die FemCities Konferenz 2011 lädt ein, die Situation von Frauen im Migrationskontext differenziert zu betrachten, Stereotype und Vorurteile zu hinterfragen und Handlungsspielräume und den Nutzen potenzialorientierter Politiken in Kommunalverwaltungen auszuloten.
Find here the power points of the speeches at the FemCities Conference 2010 which took place in Stuttgart (Germany) from 23-24.6.2010. Full documentation will be published in two languages, at the moment power point presentations of the speakers are either in German or in English available for download:
>Link for speeches on "Municipalities and cities as promoters of gender equality – Best practices on equality methods, regulations and financing"
>Link for speeches on "Public procurement and the advancement of women"
More than fifteen years have passed since the launch of the East-West women’s network MILENA. Originally cooperating with cities in Central Europe, especially in Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, the network has expanded its activities to cities within the entire European Union and beyond.
FemCities has taken over from the MILENA network: FemCities - European cities networking for gender equality.
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