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More countries to adhere to the Istanbul (...)

Posted on 23 July 2014

[Brussels, 22 July 2014] With the recent ratification by Sweden (1/7/2014) and France (4/7/2014), the [Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic (...)

EWL project on Catapult fully funded - (...)

EWL project on Catapult fully funded - prepare for a new generation of leaders committed to women's rights!
Posted on 22 July 2014

[Brussels, 22 July 2014] We are happy to share with you the great news that the project "Young women leaders are voices for girls & women" proposed by the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) on the (...)

Want to exchange on a renewed Europe? Join (...)

Want to exchange on a renewed Europe? Join the 2nd Citizens Summit in Brussels, 23-24 September 2014
Posted on 22 July 2014

[Brussels, 22 July 2014] Do you want to join other citizens and civil society organisations to exchange about a renewed Europe? to challenge Europe’s growth obsession and propose a more (...)

Dear Mr. Juncker, Europe is ageing fast and (...)

Posted on 23 July 2014

[Brussels, 14 July 2014. Press release of AGE Platform Europe] Ahead of the election of the President of the European Commission tomorrow in Strasbourg, AGE Platform Europe calls on MEPs to check (...)

Allemagne : Abolition 2014 dénonce le lobby de (...)

Allemagne : Abolition 2014 dénonce le lobby de l'industrie du sexe sur le Ministère fédéral de la Famille et des Femmes
Posted on 22 July 2014

À propos de l’audition du BMFSFJ [Ministère fédéral allemand de la Famille, des Personnes âgées, des Femmes et de la Jeunesse] (1) concernant la réglementation de l’industrie de la prostitution, tenue le (...)

Study shows that laws act as barrier to young (...)

Study shows that laws act as barrier to young people getting sexual and reproductive health services
Posted on 9 July 2014

[Press release of IPPF, 9 July 2014] New research published today highlights how the law in different countries often restricts young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services.

A (...)

Appeals & Urgent Actions

Petition - Withdraw the draft bill for the reform of the Spanish Abortion Law

Petition - Withdraw the draft bill for the reform of the Spanish Abortion Law
Posted on 20 June 2014

By our Spanish members, CELEM Coordinadora Española Lobby Europeo de Mujeres. The elimination of the current term legislation, the restriction of assumptions, and the increase of obstacles and red tape for the voluntary interruption of pregnancy that the new Spanish government is proposing, will take us back to past situations, to be compelled to travel abroad, to clandestine abortions, and to the prosecution against doctors and professionals that help women.

The approval of the reform of (...)

Is the icing on your cake feminist? Support the European Women’s Lobby!

Is the icing on your cake feminist? Support the European Women's Lobby!
Posted on 9 June 2014

[Brussels, 6 June 2014] Why is equality only the icing on the cake? Make it a reality for everyday!

Do you believe that women’s rights are human rights and that it is high time equality between women and men was made reality?

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By becoming a "Friend of the European Women’s Lobby" (EWL), you invest in a brighter future for every girl, woman, man and boy in Europe.

Every day, the EWL is (...)

Want your voice to be heard in the new European Parliament? Support EWL innovative training project on Catapult!

Want your voice to be heard in the new European Parliament? Support EWL innovative training project on Catapult!
Posted on 5 June 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 (...)