Paris, France, 12 and 13 November 2010

List of Participants

Socialist International Women Pia Locatelli

Full member organisations

Socialist Women’s Forum Arta Dade
Socialist Party of Albania, SPA  
Secretariat for Gender Policies Jaume Rifà
Social Democratic Party of Andorra, PS Mari Carmen Barbero
Organisation of Angolan Women, OMA Luzia Inglês
Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, MPLA Isabel Pereira dos Santos
  Brigitte Neto
  Joana Tomas
  Nelson Venancio
Women's Secretariat Maria Cristina Fregoni
Socialist Party, PS  
Women’s Committee Mariette Gharapetian
ARF Armenian Socialist Party Charles Madenian
Austrian Social Democratic Women Maria Jonas
Social Democratic Party of Austria, SPÖ  
Labour Women Action, AMT Miguelina Vecchio
Democratic Labour Party, PDT Salete Roszkowski
  Tania Feijo
Social Democratic Women's Confederation Angelina Nikolova Dimova
Bulgarian Social Democrats, PBSD  
Social Democratic Front, SDF Chantal Kambiwa
Social Democratic Women's Forum Mirjana Feric-Vac
Social Democratic Party, SDP  
Social Democratic Women Jindriska Marsová
Czech Social Democratic Party, CSSD Alena Andelová
Dominican Federation of Social Democratic Women, Peggy Cabral
FEDOMUSDE Janet Camilo
Dominican Revolutionary Party, PRD Miguelina Dominguez
CPDS Women’s Organisation Epifania Avomo Biko
Convergence for Social Democracy, CPDS  
Social Democratic Women in Finland Tarja Kantola
Finnish Social Democratic Party, SDP  
National Secretariat for Women's Rights Zita Gurmai
Socialist Party, PS Gaëlle Lenfant
  Fatima Lalem
  Michèle Sabban
  Olga Trostiansky
  Thalia Breton
  Caroline De Haas
  Elodie Massé
  Linda Ramoul
Federation of Social Democratic Women, ASF Elke Ferner
Social Democratic Party of Germany, SPD  
Labour Party Women Sarah Mulholland
The Labour Party  
Women's Department Antigoni Karali-Dimitriadi
Panhellenic Socialist Movement, PASOK Dionysia Kouvatsou
Women's Section Szonja Havas
Hungarian Socialist Party, MSzP  
Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, PUK Kharman Assad
Women's Section Nurit Levy
Israel Labour Party  
Forum for Gender Equality Ester Levanon-Mordoch
Meretz-Yachad Party  
Democrats of the Left, DS Francesca D’Ulisse
Union of Progressive Women in Lebanon Wafa H Abed
Progressive Socialist Party, PSP  
Women’s Union Dembele Rokyatou
Assembly for Mali, RPM Kanti Aminata
Women's Central Committee Rita Cutajar
Malta Labour Party Grace Marie Mallia
Assembly of Democratic Forces, RFD Nana Mint Cheikhna
National Women's Organisation, ONMPRI Lourdes Quiñones
Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI Marisol Luna Hernández
Social Democracy Mongolia Women's Association Natsagdolgor Tsend-Ayush
Mongolian People's Revolution Party, MPRP Uuganbayar Gongor
National Secretariat for Women Nouza Chekrouni
Socialist Union of Popular Forces, USFP Ouafa Hajji
Women's Organisation Marije Laffeber
Labour Party, PvdA  
Women's Wing Shabina Riaz
Pakistan People's Party, PPP Shazia Marri
Secretariat for Equality Maribel Montaño
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, PSOE Soledad Cabezón
  Mariana Aguilar
  Salvadora María Poli-Aguilar
National Women's Secretariat Isabel Carmona
Democratic Action, AD Marielena Serra Carmona

Consultative member organisations

Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan, PDKI Parvanah Heidari
Ukrainian Roses Olena Skomoroshchenko
Social Democratic Party of Ukraine, SDPU  

Observer member organisations

Palestinian National Initiative, PNI Bahia Amra
A Just Russia Party Nataliya Velikaya
National Union of Saharawi Women, UNMS Suelma Beiruk
Polisario Front Fatma Mehdi
Central Women's Branch Sabahat Tuncel
Peace and Democracy Party, BDP Büsra Ersanli
  Fidan Unlubayir
  Gülferiz Contay

Associated member organisations

Party of European Socialist, PES Lesia Radelicki

Guest Organisations

Kurdistan Democratic Women Union Golaleh Sharafkandi
Kurdistan Democratic Party, KDP-Iran Sara Mohammadi
The All National Social Democratic Party, AZAT Marzhan Aspandiyarova
  Marina Sabitova

Individual Guests

Socialist Party, PS, France Harlem Désir
  Jean-Christophe Cambadélis
Minister for the Environment, Iraq Narmin Othman Hassen


Individual Guest invited by the PS France

  Maya Surduts






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05 October 2018

The Socialist International Women (SIW) would like to warmly congratulate the Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad on winning the 2018 Nobel peace prize for their work on combating sexual violence...

Obituary - Maria Jonas

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We were deeply saddened to hear today that our comrade and friend Maria Jonas, former Secretary General of Socialist International Women, has died at the age of 78 years...

Coucil Meeting

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Socialist International Women denounces brutal attacks on Palestinian demonstrators

17 May 2018

The Socialist International Women strongly denounces the use of lethal fire by Israeli military forces against Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza on Sunday 14 May 2018...

Connecting Rural Women – E-Development and Rural Women's Empowerment

16 March 2018

62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), United Nations, New York, from 12 to 23 March 2018

Side Event hosted by the Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the UN; the Mongolian People’s Party; Socialist International Women(SIW) and PES Women

Empowering Rural Women: Granting Universal Rights to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

15 March 2018

62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), United Nations, New York, from 12 to 23 March 2018

Parallel Event hosted by the Socialist International Women (SIW), PES Women and Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS)

International Women's Day Declaration

08 March 2018

In solidarity and recognition of the immense societal, economic and political achievements of women and girls worldwide Socialist International Women is proud to support International Women’s Day (IWD) 2018...

Statement on Unilateral Decision by the United States of America to Recognise Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

07 December 2017

The Socialist International Women (SIW) disapproves the decision of President Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocate the US embassy there from Tel Aviv...

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November 2017

Socialist International Women affirms its support for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women as an opportunity to focus on the continuing suffering and oppression of women and girls worldwide, and the vital roles that governments and individuals have in creating positive change...

Council Meeting

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Democracy in Crisis, Populism on the Rise - Where do Women's Rights fit in?

Council Meeting

United Nations, New York, 14 July 2017

Rural Areas, Media and ICT - New Challenges and More Opportunities for Women’s Empowerment

In Memory of Carmen Chacón

13 March 1971 - 09 April 2017

The Socialist International Women was deeply saddened to receive the news of the death of Carmen Chacón on 09 April 2017 at the age of 46 years...

Council Meeting and XXI Congress

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Gender Inequality in the World Today – Understanding the New Challenges and Ending Gender Inequality by 2030


The First Hundred Years

A Short History of Socialist International Women

By Irmtraut Karlsson

This book tells the history of the first one hundred years of the Socialist International Women