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EWL launches 10 Days of Action with Facts and Figures on women in the EU and video greeting

[Brussels, 29 February 2012] The EWL launched on 29 February its 10 Days of Action for HER Future with new facts and figures on women in the EU and a video greeting from the EWL Secretary General Cécile Gréboval. With the 10 Days of Action, the EWL contributes to the celebration of the International Women’s Day 2012 in Brussels.

The EWL’s new facts and figures on women in the EU cover women in decision-making, women’s economic independence, violence against women and multiple discrimination. For the occasion of the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, the EWL also provides information about the situation of older women in the EU. Read the facts and figures in English and in French.

Watch the video greeting of EWL Secretary General Cécile Gréboval, who explains what the EWL 10 Days of Action are about, and how you can join our activities!

See the programme of the 10 Days of Action below.

Full programme of the 10 Days of Action

Wednesday 29 February

Join the EWL-The Centre event ‘Women on Boards – From a snail’s pace into a giant leap with EU measures?’ @ The Center 18.00-20.00 - register meet@thecenter.eu. More information here.

Launch of the EWL report ’Women on Boards in Europe: From a Snail’s Pace to a Giant Leap?’progress report on women on boards in Europe – read here!

EWL on TV - twice! During the show ‘On n’est pas des pigeons’ (18h30), the session ‘Pour ou contre’ will be about prostitution. The show ‘Questions à la Une’ (20h20) will be about clients of prostitution.

Thursday 01 March

Meet the EWL at place LUX at 18.00 and join the EWL team by signing up for the 20 km of Brussels

Friday 02 March

European Equal Pay Day! EWL draws attention to the link between the gender pay gap and the gender pension gap. Check our website!

Saturday 03 March

Launch of the French feminist magazine Causette in Belgium @ Le Tavernier! More information here.

Tuesday 06 March

The EWL will be present in the special performance of Vagina Monologues in the European Parliament, organised by V-Day. Register by 29 February Karin@v-day.org. More info here.

The EWL discusses the situation of older women in the EU and reveals facts and figures.

Wednesday 07 March

EWL speaks in a hearing on EU funding for equality in the European Parliament

EWL participates in the launch of a cross-party coalition for parity democracy in the European Parliament.

EWL on TV! ‘Quai des Belges’ on Arte Belgique will focus on feminism (20h35)

Thursday 08 March

European Parliament event on Equal Pay, register by 05 March. More information here.

Join the EWL and the EWL’s Belgian member organisations on the bridge for solidarity @ le Pont Sainctelette, 12.30 – 13.30, More information here.

Join us for a chat and drink in the opening of the EWL photo exhibition ‘My world: Visions of 21st century feminism’ @ Hôtel communal d’Etterbeek, 18.30.

Come to watch the film ‘Made in Dagenham’ and discuss the gender pay gap with the EWL @ Espace Senghour, 19:30-22:00. More information here.

Friday 09 March

Read everything about the EWL ten days of action in the EWL newsletter!

EWL on TV! ‘Quai des Belges’ on Le Deux.

Saturday 10 March

The deadline for joining the EWL team for the 20 kilometers of Brussels! To register, contact godard@womenlobby.org

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