San Jose, Costa Rica, 20 January 2012

List of Participants

Socialist International Women Pia Locatelli
  (SIW President)

Full member organisations

AUSTRIA
Austrian Social Democratic Women Maria Jonas
Social Democratic Party of Austria, SPÖ  
   
BRAZIL
Labour Women Action, AMT Miguelina Vecchio
Democratic Labour Party, PDT (SIW Vice-President)
  Salete Roszkowski
BULGARIA
Social Democratic Women's Confederation Svetlina Lukanova Yolcheva
Bulgarian Social Democrats, PBSD  
BULGARIA
Union of Socialist Women for Parity and Solidarity Deniza Slateva
Bulgaria Socialist Party, BSP  
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Dominican Federation of Social Democratic Women, Janet Camilo
FEDOMUSDE Lucrecia Santana
Dominican Revolutionary Party, PRD  
FINLAND
Social Democratic Women in Finland Tuula Peltonen
Finnish Social Democratic Party, SDP  
MEXICO
National Women's Organisation, ONMPRI Lourdes Quiñones
Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI (SIW Vice-President)
MOROCCO
National Secretariat for Women Salwa Karkri
Socialist Union of Popular Forces, USFP Laila Amili
NICARAGUA
Women's Commission Margarita Zapata
Sandinista National Liberation Front, FSLN  
VENEZUELA
National Women's Secretariat Aixa López
Democratic Action, AD Valeria Gómez

Consultative member organisations

UKRAINE
Ukrainian Roses Olena Skomoroshcenko
Social Democratic Party of Ukraine, SDPU  

Observer member organisations

RUSSIAN FEDERATION
A Just Russia Party Tatyana Moskalkova
  Natalia Velikaya

Associated member organisations

PES WOMEN
Party of European Socialists, PES Zita Gurmai
  Lesia Radelicki

Individual Guest

COSTA RICA
  Marta Solano

 

 

News

Nobel Peace Prize 2018

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

01 February 1940 - 25 September 2018

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

Geneva, Switzerland, 28 and 29 June 2018

For a World 50-50 in 2030 – The Great Challenges

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

Barcelona, Spain, 21 and 22 November 2017

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

25 - 27 February 2017

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

Publications

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

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