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03 April 2016

CSW60 – Agreed conclusions adopted

The 60th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) took place in New York between 14 and 24 March 2016. The principal outcome of the annual CSW is the Agreed Conclusions on priority themes set for each year ... read on

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19 January 2016

Call for papers: Yearbook of Women’s History

Issue: Gendered food practices from seed to waste. Authors of all disciplines and locations can submit abstracts (maximum 300 words) before 20 February 2016. read on

18 December 2015

Happy New Year!

In 2015, with your cooperation, Atria was able to commit itself to equal treatment and equal opportunities for girls and women. read on

Procession graduation Willemijn Posthumus-van der Goot
07 October 2015

Donate 80 for 80!

In honor of the 80th anniversary of the Collection IAV, Atria has launched a fundraising campaign, 80 euros for 80 years! The proceeds of this action will contribute to the digitization of the archive of Willemijn Posthumus-van der Goot, one of the founders of the Collection IAV. read on

25 March 2015

CSW59 – Resolution on working methods

Wednesday, 17 March 2015. It is 1am in the morning when a round of applause and cheers marks the end of a long night of difficult negotiations in the UN Headquarters ... read on

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10 March 2015

Political Declaration UN Commission on the Status of Women

On 9 March 2015, the 59th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) commenced in New York. Contrary to previous years, CSW59’s official outcome document does not take the form of Agreed Conclusions, negotiated during the CSW, but that of a Political Declaration ... read on

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22 January 2015

Gender and democracy: women’s activism in a long-term political perspective

Call for papers for the Yearbook of Women’s History 2015. Deadline for abstract is 10 February 2015. read on

15 November 2014

Summary NGO Forum UN ECE Regional Review 3-5 November 2014

The NGO Forum UN ECE (Economic Commission for Europe) Regional Review took place on 3 - 5 November 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland. Almost 700 participants of 350 institutions, networks and groups from all 56 ECE member states were present and 52 governmental reports were presented to ECE ... read on

Foto van JoiEU bijeenkomst Make Europe better for women!
22 May 2014

Report and policy paper 'Make Europe Better for Women!' 13th May 2014

What does the EU do for women? How can 'Europe' ensure greater gender equality? And what influence can citizens exert on these matters? These are some of the questions which the international debate 'Make Europe Better for Women!' is trying to answer ... read on

03 December 2014

Applying for the Johanna W.A. Naber thesis prize 2015

In the spring of 2015, the Johanna W.A. Naber Prize will be awarded for the thirteenth time for the best graduate thesis on Women’s History/Gender History. This can take the form of either a Master’s-level thesis, a doctoral dissertation or a licentiate thesis. read on

07 April 2014

Gender equality is crucial for sustainable development, also for the Netherlands

From 10 till 21 March, the 58th meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) of the UN took place in New York ... read on

Foto met gedeelte van Affiche Seksueel geweld - Een grens overschreden Copyright onbekend, collectie IAV
05 April 2014

Did you know that.... on violence against women

Did you know that … … The campaign WeCan on the 21st of November counted 3102 ‘change makers’? These people openly take a stand against violence against women and encourage everyone in their environment to reflect on violence. Atria is one of the coalition partners initiating this campaign. read on

Enveloppe letter Aletta Jacobs
22 November 2013

New archival material about Aletta Jacobs: Letter and moving images discovered!

On Friday 1 November 2013, Atria received a letter from Aletta Jacobs. The letter dates as far back as 1903, was sent from Vienna to her nephew Charles Jacobs, and consists of two parts, folded together in one envelope ... read on

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21 January 2014

Renée Römkens appointed as an expert member of the European Network of Experts on Gender Equality

The European Commission has agreed to appoint Renee Römkens (director Atria) as an expert member of the European Network of Experts on Gender Equality (ENEGE), in particular in the field of 'gender-based violence' and 'gender equality' ... read on

Gender op Wikipedia
31 October 2013

Two Wikipedians in Special Residence to start at twelve scientific libraries

Wikipedians Hans Muller and Arie Sonneveld have been selected to reside at twelve scientific libraries in the Netherlands. Participating libraries vary from Atria Library to the Rijksmuseum Library and Peace Palace Library. read on

15 November 2013

Did you know that… on masculinity

… Men and boy from the age of twelve play a sport for an average of three hours a week, while women do this for two hours a week? Source: CBS (Statistics Netherlands, 2011 figures) read on

Vilnius Nieuw centrum
01 October 2013

Atria partner in European gender portal

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) today launched its Resource and Documentation Centre (RDC) with an EU-wide conference in Vilnius. Tilly Vriend and Gé Meulmeester participated on behalf of Atria, since Atria played an important role in the realization of the portal. read on

100 jaar vredespaleis
23 August 2013

Women, Peace, Pacifism, Philantropy and the The Hague Peace Palace

Rosa Manus (1881-supp. 1942) was in 1935 one of the founding mothers of the International Archive for the Women’s Movement (IAV), currently: Atria. She devoted her live not only to the women’s rights to vote, but also to women and pacifism ... read on

25 June 2013

A new website!

Dear visitor: We proudly present the new website for our new institute! A website representing all the elements of the Institute. From the old website we brought the collections and the search functionality. From former e-quality ... read on

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