Think Tanks…Put the Gender Lens on!

I began my role as Project Coordinator for BBBeyond in March 2019 and at the time, the world of think tanks was a relatively new place for me. However, the impressions that I had of think tanks from an outside feminist perspective seemed to materialise. One is that as a […]

We are thrilled about our new strategic partnership!

The Brussels Binder and the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU sign a memorandum of understanding  The Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU and the Brussels Binder commit to strengthening their cooperation to promote the role of women and gender inclusivity in policy-making and policy discussions […]

Press Release – Toolkit Launch

Brussels Binder Beyond Launches 6 Toolkits to Improve Gender Equality in Public Debates The Brussels Binder Beyond project has launched 6 toolkits to help all stakeholders improve gender equality in public debates, from women experts to the media and event organisers. BRUSSELS, 13 January 2021 – The Brussels Binder Beyond […]

Gender Bias in Funding? Let’s Crowdfund!

By Eleonora del Vecchio & Louise Langeby Raising funds remains a major obstacle for non-profits in achieving their objective; therefore, we thought it was important to share some important insights of the session with the hope of inspiring others. During the #BBBeyondMonth, the Brussels Binder Beyond (BBBeyond) project hosted Charlotte […]

Workshop – Unexamined and Unnamed: Reproducing Bias through Culture

What happens when we acknowledge that society didn’t start yesterday and that our histories inform the special blend of exclusion and hegemony that plays out in front of us?  This workshop is an introduction to thinking about how our organisational conventions reproduce racialised, gendered, heteronormative biases through the lens of […]

How will the COVID-19 crisis affect existing gender divides in Europe?

Recently, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) published a report on the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on existing gender divides in Europe. Brussels Binder volunteers Scarlett and Ana (virtually) met with its authors Zsuzsa Blaskó, Eleni Papadimitriou and Anna Rita Manca to discuss the report and their views […]

Help us boost diversity in European policy debates

The Brussels Binder wants to improve what we offer to our women experts, policy event organisers, as well as to the broader community of men and women who care about gender equality. Please share your ideas on how the Brussels Binder can further boost gender diversity in policy debates. These […]

The Brussels Binder Workshop Series

We are co-organising a series of training workshops for women between March and June 2020. Have a look at the programme, and don’t forget to register! !!! Important Update !!! Due to the restrictions surrounding the covid-19 pandemic, we have adjusted the series programme, compared to the one that was […]

Our interview after winning the EESC 2019 Civil Society prize

In December 2019, we were thrilled to win fifth place in the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Civil Society Prize. Read our previous article here to learn more about the prize, the other winners, and catch up on the ceremony! Shortly after, one of our wonderful volunteers Juliane was […]