News about the Brussels’ Call

  • MEPs call for a Europe free from prostitution and support the Brussels’ Call signed by 200 NGOs

    MEPs call for a Europe free from prostitution and support the Brussels' Call signed by 200 NGOs

    [Brussels, 1 October 2013] Today, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) gathered for a joint press event in the European Parliament, to express their view that prostitution is an obstacle to equality between women and men and a violation of human rights. Coming from different countries and all major political groups in the European Parliament, 53 MEPs all have signed the Brussels’ Call ‘Together for a Europe free from prostitution’.
    Initiated by the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) and its (...) Read more

  • 200 civil society organisations launch European debate on abolition of prostitution

    [Brussels, 04 December 2012] Today, the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), together with Fondation Scelles and Mouvement du Nid France, held a conference in the European Parliament aiming at assessing 10 years of policies on prostitution in Sweden and the Netherlands. On this occasion, around 200 women’s rights NGOs, coming from 25 Member States and four other countries, unveiled their Brussels’ Call “Together for a Europe free from prostitution”.
    Together with a dozen MEPs representing all (...) Read more

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