KAGIDER Newsletter Jan-Feb 2021

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Union of Equality: European Commission presents Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030

The European Commission presents an ambitious Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030 to ensure their full participation in society, on an equal basis with others in the EU and beyond, in line with the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, which establish equality and non-discrimination as cornerstones of EU policies. Read more

Southern Neighbourhood: EU proposes new Agenda for the Mediterranean

The new Agenda is based on the conviction that by working together and in a spirit of partnership, common challenges can be turned into opportunities, in the mutual interest of the EU and its Southern neighbours. It includes a dedicated Economic and Investment Plan to spur the long-term socio-economic recovery in the Southern Neighbourhood. Read more

Informal exploratory talks for association to Horizon Europe

Upon a formal expression of interest of Turkey to re-associate to the EU Research & Innovation Framework Programme, the European Commission and Turkey are currently engaged in exploratory talks to prepare the negotiations for association to Horizon Europe. Read more

Commission sets course for an open, sustainable and assertive EU trade policy

The European Commission has set out its trade strategy for the coming years. Reflecting the concept of open strategic autonomy, it builds on the EU's openness to contribute to the economic recovery through support for the green and digital transformations, as well as a renewed focus on strengthening multilateralism and reforming global trade rules to ensure that they are fair and sustainable. Read more

The WEgate Summit 2020

The WEgate Summit 2020 wan an emboldening event, showing the many ways WEgate is moving forward in building a strong community of women entrepreneurs. Read more

Call for Submission of Good Practices

Share your good practices in supporting women entrepreneurs. WEgate and its community of women entrepreneurs need your wisdom, skills and resources, so get involved now! Read more

W20 online Kick-off event 22nd and 23rd of February

The Kickoff of #Women20 took place on Monday the 22nd and Tuesday the 23rd of February, marking the official starts of all W20 activities.The two day-event began with the opening of the tasks entrusted to the Chair of the W20, Linda Laura Sabbadini, the Minister of Equal Opportunity Elena Bonetti and the Sherpa of the W20, Martina Rogato. Read more

MEPs condemn Poland’s near-total abortion ban

MEPs condemned Poland's almost total ban on abortion and called on the European Union to step up its fight against what they see as more backsliding on fundamental rights in the country. Last month, Poland's top constitutional court published its reasoning on a verdict that tightened the country's already tough abortion laws. The verdict means abortions will be permitted only in cases of rape, incest and when a mother's life is endangered. Read more

Public Hearing on “Gender aspects of precarious work”

On 25 January 2021, FEMM organized a hearing on “Gender aspects of precarious work".The hearing discussed the gender dimension in relation to precarious work, poverty, the gender pay gap and minimum wages. Read more

Promoting gender equality in (STEM) education and careers –

On 26 January 2021, FEMM members discussed the draft report on “Promoting gender equality in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers”, prepared by the rapporteur Susana Solís Pérez(Renew). The draft report focuses on an unparalleled shortage of women in STEM careers and education, on reasons why women are less likely than their male counterparts to enter STEM education and occupations or remain in them, as well as on the consequences of this shortage. Read more

MEPs propose measures to tackle the digital gender gap

It is necessary to encourage women’s participation in technical and high-level jobs by overcoming educational barriers from an early stage, say MEPs. Read more



Türkiye Kadın Girişimciler Derneği

Türkiye Kadın Girişimciler Derneği (KAGİDER), girişimcilik yoluyla kadının güçlenmesini hedefleyen bir sivil toplum kuruluşudur. Kadının sadece ekonomik olarak değil politik ve sosyal olarak da güçlenmesini hedefler. KAGİDER kadın girişimciliğini, kadınların eşitsiz ve dışlanan toplumsal konumlarının değişmesi ve bu sayede ekonomik güçlenme ile kadın güçlenmesini sağlayacağı için destekler. Kadın girişimcilerin sağlayacağı faydalar, kadınların güçlenmesi ve toplumsal cinsiyet eşitliğinin sağlanmasına katkı verecektir.