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How SSE initiatives contribute to achieving the SDGs in the post-Covid context

  MESSAGE FROM OUR JOINT COORDINATION   RIPESS participated in the RIO+20 meeting in 2012 when the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) process was launched. From 2012 to 2015, we advocated for the inclusion of Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) in the SDGs by showing how SSE can provide an inclusive way forward towards their implementation. The …

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“Like many people, I chose to be part of the solution and to participate in networks to make a difference” Interview with Ethel Côte

Expert in social and solidarity economy with a gender perspective, member of the Canadian Network for Community Economic Development, administrator on the first board of directors of RIPESS, referent of SSE PG at Quartier du Monde, teacher at the School of Social Innovation.   Why did you get involved in SSE? At the age of …

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Declaration On Gender Equity In SSE

Following a working group on women and the SSE at the FIESS in 2011, a two-year project on women entrepreneurs in the SSE that took place from 2014 to 2016 and the results of the working group on women and the SSE that convened for the 2016 Global Social Economy Forum, the Chantier de l’économie sociale adopted …

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The Women’s March on Washington and the Coming of Age of Feminism

By Julie Matthaei, Wellesley College. First published on CommonDreams.org and URPE.org. Revised for RIPESS. For those who believe in equality and solidarity, and faced the outrage of Trump’s presidency, it was heartening to witness the Women’s March on Washington. The March represented a massive mobilization against Trump’s hate-mongering inequality agenda, and an important step forward in …

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A charter for equality between women and men in SSE

The women of Quebec present a a draft Charter to the Chantier de l’économie sociale. Equality between women and men as a condition for the successful development of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) is a theme that has led several groups to take action and address the challenges of current inequalities. Accordingly, it would be highly recommended for …

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An intercontinental partnership between CECI, RENAPESS, ORFED and Quartiers du monde

At a first meeting, on 19 January 2017, CECI, RENAPESS, ORFED and Quartiers du Monde shared their actions, programs and agendas with the aim of identifying how to collaborate together. By taking advantage of the respective strengths and supporting the ESS from a gender perspective, they will jointly reflect on a common program to formalize a framework of actions to reinforce the annual …