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Are you ready to commit to gender equality? (...)

Are you ready to commit to gender equality? The EWL Manifesto explained #EP2014
Posted on 18 April 2014

[Brussels, April 17, 2014] 5 weeks before the European elections, the European Women’s Lobby explains, week after week, the demands of its Manifesto "Act now for her future, commit to gender (...)

The EWL welcomes the Council of Europe (...)

The EWL welcomes the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly's resolution on prostitution, trafficking and modern slavery in Europe
Posted on 18 April 2014

[Brussels, 17 April 2014] Last week, on 8 April, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) voted a resolution entitled "Prostitution, trafficking and modern slavery in Europe", (...)

The EU Alliance for a democratic, social and (...)

The EU Alliance for a democratic, social and sustainable European Semester
Posted on 18 April 2014

[Brussels, 7 April 2014] On Monday 7 April 2014, the European Women`s Lobby (EWL) took part in the launch of the new EU Alliance for a democratic, social and sustainable European Semester, also (...)

10 ratifications reached: the Istanbul (...)

10 ratifications reached: the Istanbul Convention will entry into force this summer!
Posted on 23 April 2014

[Brussels, 23 April 2014] Two countries have recently ratified the Istanbul Convention on violence against women: Spain (on the 10/04/2014) and Andorra (on the 22/04/2014), which became the 10th (...)

Turkish Women Use Twitter to Fight Sexual (...)

Turkish Women Use Twitter to Fight Sexual Harassment
Posted on 22 April 2014

[Turkey, 18 April 2014] Thousands of Turkish women have taken part in a Twitter campaign to voice outrage at men who invade their space by spreading their legs while sitting next to them on buses (...)

Women-only Scottish cabinet event

Women-only Scottish cabinet event
Posted on 22 April 2014

[Scotland, 19 April 2014] The Scottish government has announced a women-only Scottish cabinet event to debate issues related to the independence referendum.

The event, which will bring together (...)

Appeals & Urgent Actions

Ask your candidates to the European Parliament elections to endorse EWL Manifesto!

Ask your candidates to the European Parliament elections to endorse EWL Manifesto!
Posted on 23 April 2014

As the European Parliament elections are getting closer, we need to make sure that women’s rights and gender equality will be at the core of the policies and work of the new European institutions. Let’s join forces to contact all candidates and make sure that they support the Manifesto of the European Women’s Lobby "Act now for her future, commit to gender equality!".

The more candidates support EWL Manifesto, the more gender equality will be taken into account both in the European elections (...)

Support EWL innovative training project on Catapult!

Support EWL innovative training project on Catapult!
Posted on 23 April 2014

If committed to women’s rights, young women leaders can make a difference for women and girls in Europe! Support the European Women’s Lobby and its innovative training modules in order to have your voice heard at European level, through the commitment of young women leaders.

The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is now part of the Catapult community! Catapult is a crowd-funding platform dedicated to gender equality, and is hosting an innovative project of the EWL. EWL’s project consists of (...)

Brazil World Cup 2014: support the campaign "No to sex tourism: buying sex is not a sport!"

Brazil World Cup 2014: support the campaign "No to sex tourism: buying sex is not a sport!"
Posted on 17 April 2014

[17 April 2014] The CATWLAC (Coalition against Trafficking in Women in Latin America and Caribe) has launched a campaign to alert on the organisation of prostitution and the trivialization of sexual exploitation in Brazil, especially during the 2014 World Cup Brazil and the 2016 Olympic Games.

Say NO to sex tourism and sexual exploitation. Sign the petition to support the campaign. Your signature can make a real change to the lives of hundreds of women and girls in Brazil.

Click here to (...)