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  • Takeaways from the AWID Forum

    Takeaways from the AWID Forum

    [Brussels, 11 October 2016] It’s been exactly a month since AWID’s 13th International Feminist Forum, which took place in Brazil. The European Women’s Lobby’s (EWL) Programme Director, Serap Altinisik, reflects on the conference and shares with us what lessons and memories she brought back with her to Brussels.
    Takeaways from the AWID Forum
    I had the privilege of participating on behalf of EWL at the AWID’s (an international, feminist, membership organisation) 13th International Feminist (...) Read more

  • Competition or cooperation? Global women’s solidarity is needed more than ever

    Competition or cooperation? Global women's solidarity is needed more than ever

    [Brussels, 1 September 2016] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is delighted to participate at the AWID Forum which will take place from the 8 – 11 September in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. AWID is not only a key actor in advancing gender equality, but its forum is one of the most anticipated gatherings in women’s rights activism worldwide. AWID provides a unique opportunity for the women’s movement to develop global strategies that respond to emerging trends.
    We are proud to host a session at (...) Read more

  • Justice for Berta!

    Justice for Berta!

    [Brussels, 6 April 2016, Blogpost by Irene Rosales, EWL Policy & Campaigns Officer] All over the world, environmental and women’s rights organisations have raised jointly their voices to firmly condemn the dreadful murder of Berta Cáceres, Honduran human rights and environmental defender, in early March. Berta’s death has highlighted the continuing impunity for threats and attacks against all human rights defenders and the lack of laws for their protection. Strong reactions and (...) Read more

  • It is all about gender

    It is all about gender

    [Brussels 2 February, 2015] The sexual attacks that took place in several cities in Europe during New Year’s celebration one month ago has sent shockwaves throughout Europe. How could women experience such terrible violence in a public space filled with people for New Year in a modern European city? How can the response of the authorities, police and politicians alike have been so inadequate and inappropriate? Some have sadly used these attacks as an excuse to lame refuges and migrants more (...) Read more

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