#womensvoices

  • EWL calls on European Council President to listen to refugee #womensvoices

    EWL calls on European Council President to listen to refugee #womensvoices

    [Brussels, 16 June 2016] Ahead of the European Council which will take place at the end of June and will address migration among other issues, the European Women’s Lobby has sent a letter to Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, calling on him to listen to women’s voices and take urgent action to uphold the human rights of women and girls refugees in Europe.
    The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) just concluded a unique five-month project “From conflict to peace? Women’s and girls’ voices (...) Read more

  • Register NOW for our #womensvoices final event - 2 June 2016 Brussels

    Register NOW for our #womensvoices final event - 2 June 2016 Brussels

    [Brussels, 20 May 2016] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) & the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) invite you to the final event of their project #womensvoices - From Conflict to Peace? Women and Girls’ Voices on the Move - to unveil their recommendations to prevent and combat violence against refugee women and girls currently on the move.
    Date - 2 June 2016 // 4pm - 6 pm - followed by a reception Venue - Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU // Square de Meeus 30, Brussels
    Both (...) Read more

  • Inspiring and fruitful #womensvoices Forum on violence against refugee women and girls

    Inspiring and fruitful #womensvoices Forum on violence against refugee women and girls

    [Brussels, 21 April 2016] On Wednesday 19 April, women’s organisations, NGOs, decision-makers and foundations gathered in Brussels at the #womensvoices Forum, to discuss the issue of violence against refugee women and girls. Hosted by the European Foundation Centre, and through both plenary exchange and interactive group discussions, the event delivered concrete and creative outcomes in terms of feminist demands for women and girls refugees and asylum seekers.
    From January to June 2016, the (...) Read more

  • News from EWL-WRC project: From conflict to peace? Women’s and girls’ voices on the move

    News from EWL-WRC project: From conflict to peace? Women's and girls' voices on the move

    [Brussels, 8 February 2016, update 5 April 2016] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) and the Women Refugee Commission (WRC) have decided to work together to raise awareness on the situation of women and girls in Europe fleeing conflict. European and national policies are gender blind to the reality faced by women and girls on the road, especially when it comes to the different forms of violence they face at all stages of their journey towards peace. With the #womensvoices project, the EWL and (...) Read more

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