1. EWL Manifesto explained

8 weeks before the European elections, the European Women’s Lobby explains, week after week, the demands of its Manifesto "Act now for her future, commit to gender equality!".

  • Week -1: Credible EU policies on gender equality at international level

    Week -1: Credible EU policies on gender equality at international level

    [Brussels, 16 May 2014] Since March, every week, the European Women’s Lobby explains the demands of its Manifesto "Act now for her future, commit to gender equality!". The eighth and last demand of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, is credible EU policies on gender equality at international level.
    The EU: a key player in international issues
    The European Union (UE) is now a key player in international issues: it (...) Read more

  • Week –2 Diverse in Equality

    Week –2 Diverse in Equality

    [Brussels, 8 May 2014] 2 weeks before the European elections, the European Women’s Lobby explains, week after week, the demands of its Manifesto "Act now for her future, commit to gender equality!". The seventh demand of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, is diverse in equality.
    The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) works for equality between women and men, and for the rights of all women irrespective of their personal (...) Read more

  • Week-3: A caring society

    Week-3: A caring society

    [Brussels, 2 May 2014] 3 weeks before the European elections, the European Women’s Lobby explains, week after week, the demands of its Manifesto "Act now for her future, commit to gender equality!". The sixth demand of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, is a caring society.
    Caring for others is central to the continuation of society. Caring for others, and being cared for, at different stages in our lives, is one (...) Read more

  • Week -4: Women’s economic independence

    Week -4: Women's economic independence

    [Brussels, 26 April 2014] 4 weeks before the European elections, the European Women’s Lobby explains, week after week, the demands of its Manifesto "Act now for her future, commit to gender equality!". The fifth demand of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, is women’s economic independence, the key to all freedoms.
    Women’s economic independence is of crucial importance to enable women to make real choices in their (...) Read more

  • Week-5: Parity democracy

    Week-5: Parity democracy

    [Brussels, April 17, 2014] 5 weeks before the European elections, the European Women’s Lobby explains, week after week, the demands of its Manifesto "Act now for her future, commit to gender equality!"
    The fourth demand of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, is to ensure equal representation of women and men in decision-making positions at all levels in the EU. Therefore, the European Women’s Lobby calls for parity (...) Read more

  • Week -6: A Europe free from violence against women

    Week -6: A Europe free from violence against women

    [Brussels, 11 April 2014] 6 weeks before the European elections, the European Women’s Lobby explains, week after week, the demands of its Manifesto "Act now for her future, commit to gender equality!". The third demand of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, is a Europe free from violence against women.
    The results of the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) European wide survey on violence against women published in (...) Read more

  • Week -7: Sustainable funding for gender equality

    Week -7: Sustainable funding for gender equality

    [Brussels, 4 April 2014] 7 weeks before the European elections, the European Women’s Lobby explains, week after week, the demands of its Manifesto "Act now for her future, commit to gender equality!". The second demand of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, is sustainable funding for gender equality.
    Budgets mirror political priorities. Therefore, sustainable funding mechanisms and resources to strengthen women’s (...) Read more

  • Week -8 "A comprehensive framework to achieve gender equality"

    Week -8 "A comprehensive framework to achieve gender equality"

    [Brussels, 28 March 2014] 8 weeks before the European elections, the European Women’s Lobby explains, week after week, the demands of its Manifesto "Act now for her future, commit to gender equality!". The first demand of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, is a comprehensive framework to achieve gender equality.
    The European Union (EU) has led the way on gender equality on a series of issues, through legislative (...) Read more

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