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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Dutch MP quits: blames not being able to combine parliament with motherhood
A Socialist Party MP is leaving parliament because she does not feel she can combine her work as a parliamentarian with being a mother. Nine Kooiman, 37, has been an MP for nearly eight years and had her first child last year. ‘I realise that I am...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Khadija Arib is the New Chairman of the Dutch Parliament
Labour MP Khadija Arib has been elected the new chairman of the Dutch lower chamber of parliament. Arib was born in Morocco and has been an MP since 1998. The leadership of the Freedom Party does not agree with her appointment because of her dual...
Thursday, April 09, 2015
WILPF 2015 Conference Workshop: “A Feminist Playbook for Peace: Re-Owning 1325,” Women’s Power to Stop War Conference
From April 27-29, 2015, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) 2015 Conference will take place in The Hague, Netherlands. In cooperation with WILPF, the Consortium is co-organizing a workshop: “A Feminist Playbook for Peace:...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Friday, January 22, 2010
Election: Netherlands Antilles
The Netherlands Antilles elect a legislature. The Estates (Staten) have 22 members, elected for a four year term in three multi-seat constuencies and 2 single-seat constituencies. Executive power rests with a governor, and a prime minister heads an...
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
7th European Feminist Research Conference Gendered Cultures at the Crossroads of Imagination, Knowledge and Politics
The 7th European Feminist Research Conference "Gendered Cultures" focuses on Europe and European perspectives, combining the Humanities with (inter)disciplinary research from other scientific traditions. It actively seeks cutting-edge...
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Feminist Visions for a Just Europe
The aim of this year´s conference is to examine select European global players´ roles (and responsibilities) in the world viewed through the lens of women´s rights and gender justice. Its main purpose is to facilitate an envisioning process of...