Transgender Europe’s Statement on International Women’s Rights Day 2017
Read the statement here: http://tgeu.org/iwd2017pr/
TGEU stands with the feminist movement in calling for the securing and advancing of reproductive rights for all women and trans people.
TGEU calls upon policy makers, healthcare professionals and the media to strongly denounce any backlash or attacks on these rights.
European Coalition to end violence against women and girls statement
“A unique Coalition of more than 25 European-wide networks and NGOs dedicated to social justice and equality, the European Coalition to end violence against women and girls calls on the EU decision-makers to mark International Women’s Day with concrete actions.”
Read the statement here: http://www.womenlobby.org/will-Europe-rise-up-to-end-VAWG?lang=en
TGEU’s fact-sheet, “10 Facts on Transgender Rights & Gender Equality”, highlights 10 facts which show why the trans and women’s rights movement should work in mutual solidarity and support each other in the face of gender inequality.
Every day from the 3rd – 7th March 2017 we will be sharing facts on Transgender Rights & Gender Equality. The hashtag (#) used on social media for International Women’s Day is #IWD and #IWD2017.
Day 1: Human Rights are for Everyone
#IWD Fact 1 #HumanRights are for everyone: women & #trans people are still fighting for full access to their rights. https://t.co/1pFv4AW5Eppic.twitter.com/oMFFhr9D1J
— Transgender Europe (@TGEUorg) March 3, 2017
Day 2: Intersectionality
#GenderStereotypes keep us from fulfilling our potential, & devalue our personalities. #IWD #IWD2017 https://t.co/HCQwb2ZAxM pic.twitter.com/8dfuMJxiBK
— Transgender Europe (@TGEUorg) March 4, 2017
Day 3: Bodily Integrity for women & trans people
“Stop policing our bodies” Cis-women & trans people continue to fight for bodily integrity. #prochoice #iwd #iwd2017 https://t.co/HCQwb3hbWm pic.twitter.com/Cbxz3PuvSA
— Transgender Europe (@TGEUorg) March 5, 2017
Day 4: Access to employment, and depathologisation
Did you know the average hourly wage of a trans woman drops by 20% after coming out? #IWD #IWD2017 https://t.co/1pFv4AW5Ep pic.twitter.com/MYIwno2Ewh
— Transgender Europe (@TGEUorg) March 6, 2017
Day 5: Political representation
#IWD Trans people & cis-women are under represented in all spheres of public life, including in politics. #IWD2017 https://t.co/HCQwb3hbWm pic.twitter.com/TVPIgu3sLv
— Transgender Europe (@TGEUorg) March 7, 2017
Photos taken at the 6th European Transgender Council by Laura Bessega & Mina Tolu.