On 8 March 2017 EWA meets Gina Miller
EWA hosted a breakfast with an exceptional guest, Mrs Gina Miller, the investment manager and philanthropist who has become the figurehead of the legal fight to get Parliament to vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU.
Gina Miller talked about her life experience, gender equality’s challenges, racism, European citizenship, UK’s catastrophic decision to leave European Union and the constitutional principles protecting citizens’ freedom.
26 April 2017 EWA meets MEP Alessia Mosca
EWA Meets Member of European Parliament Alessia Mosca, member and S&D coordinator of parliamentary committee for International Trade. Alessia Mosca has focused her political career on gender equality and she’s is the promoter of the Italian Golfo-Mosca law which reserved quotas for womento sit on Boards of Directors of companies listed on the stock exchange.
Alessia Mosca talked about international trade, globalization, European Union’s future and the need to protect people by avoiding protectionist policies. She stressed that trade policy is key to make globalization fairer as well to empower women.
31 January 2018 EWA presents the book “L’equivoco della famiglia” by Professor Chiara Saraceno
On 31st January EWA hosted at the “Istituto Italiano di Cultura” of Brussels, the presentation of the book “L’equivoco della famiglia” written by Chiara Saraceno, Italian sociologist and former Professor at University Torino, Italy, and Research professor at Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fuer Sozialforschung.
The event has been moderated by Eva Giovannini, journalist of public Italian broadcasting RAI3
The discussion has been focused on the misunderstanding of family, meant as a set of stereotypes and social habits that involve women’s segregation, imbalance between man and women in sharing family’s responsibilities, and negatively affect Italian labour market and social development. The debate has involved the participation of audience and faced ethical issues on parenthood, civil rights and the existing multiple types of family which still do not find reward in Italian laws.