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  • First crisis center to support survivors of sexual violence in Lisbon

    First crisis center to support survivors of sexual violence in Lisbon

    [Lisbon, 16 January 2017] At the end of last year, Portugal marked a symbolic and historical day in the fight against sexual violence. On December 19, 2016 the Association of Women against Violence (AMCV), signed a protocol with the Deputy Minister, Eduardo Cabrita, and the Minister of Justice, Francisca Van Dunem, which aims to create the first Crisis Center to support women and girls who survived sexual violence in the city of Lisbon.
    This will be the first specialised service of its (...) Read more

  • Where are the Executive Women?

    Where are the Executive Women?

    [Brussels, 16 January 2017] Save the date for an event hosted by Angelika Mlinar MEP and co-organised by the European Women’s Lobby and PWC.
    Since 2010, the share of women on company boards has doubled from 12% to 25% across the EU. However, the vast majority of women on company board are non-executive, and 96.5 % of European CEOs today are male - with no significant increase since 2010. Research shows that quotas regulating the share of women in the boardroom do not increase the number (...) Read more

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