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  • EWL Beijing+20 in August – Her future: empowering the girl child for the future of women’s rights

    [Brussels, 3 August 2015] Did you know that one in ten women have experienced some form of sexual abuse before the age of 15? that girls are more at risk of addiction to alcohol and cigarettes, and more at risk of getting eating disorders? that new technologies offer opportunities for girls to speak out?
    In August, the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) focuses on The Girl Child, as part of its Beijing+20 campaign. Read and share EWL’s factsheet on the girl child (coming soon), which is part of (...) Read more

  • Women’s Working Group are disappointed with the Financing for Development International Conference

    [Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 13-16 July 2015] The Women’s Working Group on Financing for Development (WWG on FfD) expresses its strong disappointment with the Addis Ababa Action Agenda that was adopted at the conclusion of the Third Financing for Development Conference.
    Instead of rising to the occasion for women’s rights at the Third Financing for Development Conference that took place in Ethiopia from 13 to 16 July 2015, the Outcome Document: Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the conference has (...) Read more

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