We are pleased to announce that GRT has been invited by the International Trade Centre (ITC, joint agency of the UN and WTO), to develope the first Group about Responsible Tourism for their She Trades initiative.
Women tourism entrepreneurs are invited to join She Trades and to enter the GRT Group on She Trades
At the Forum of sustainable tourism in Tunisia, we have launched a Gender Label and interviewed interesting ladies. Follow us on https://www.facebook.com/GenderResponsibleTourismGRT/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE&fref=nf
Gender Responsible Tourism proudly contributed to the last Report produced by the Center for Responsible Travel, the 5th edition of "The case for Responsible Travel. Trends & Statistics", edited by Samantha Hogenson and launched during the Sustainable Tourism Forum, in Sept. 27, at the UN Foundation in Washington, D.C: a “communicative crossing of borders” as Martha Honey, CREST’s executive director, said.
Heading for Morocco, from the month of October, in two trips with Viaggi Solidali.
The local NGO Migration et Développement's cultural mediator will help to better understand the realities on the field. To share the work of agricultural and artcrafts coops, particularly the one of argan oil women producers.
To take part of the active associative life of women, in the south of the Country, among the strongest and most emancipated. To go berbers product's shopping, straight from the producers, such as the wonderful Tinfat carpets, the saffron at Ifri, the argan oil at Agni's Fed.
Equations struggle against violence against women in tourism, continues with the response to the statement made by Mr. Jaitely on Delhi gang rape as a small incident causing loss to tourism and concerns over women issues in tourism. A few months back, we have launched a signature campaign demanding systemic engagement on women issues in tourism and shared our concern with the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Women and Child Development, National Mission for Women Empowerment and National Commission for Women. The same can be viewed at http://www.equitabletourism.org/campaign.php?AID=2884
The statement made by Mr. Jaitely reiterates the need to highlight such issues in the public domain. Find attached the statement we have sent to Mr. Jaitely, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Women and Child Development.
Make Tourism Work for Women: A way to engage with Women's Safety in Tourism