[Brussels, 25 October 2016] Every year, United Nations countries meet in New York in March to discuss the progress towards the realisation of women’s human rights. The theme of the upcoming session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) is "women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work". In a written statement ahead of the meeting, we emphasise the urgent need for UN Member States to ensure human rights and decent working conditions for female domestic workers all (...) Read more
[Brussels, 21 October 2016] This weekend, the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) will hold its first Board meeting under the feminist supervision of the recently elected President, Edith Schratzberger-Vecsei. In this interview, Communications Officer, Elvira Buijink catches up with Schratzberger-Vecsei and her predecessor Viviane Teitelbaum.
Edith is not new to the EWL, she has taken on the role of Vice-President since 2014 and has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2013. She is a (...) Read more