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Join the event “Women’s rights, violence (...)

Join the event “Women's rights, violence against women and prostitution: the Nordic model as an inspiration for gender equality”, 8 December 2014
Posted on 21 November 2014

[Brussels, 20 November 2014] The issue of violence against women, prostitution and women’s human rights has been high on the agenda this year in the broader Europe: the European Parliament has (...)

Join the wrap-up event of the EWL European (...)

Join the wrap-up event of the EWL European Political Mentoring Network!
Posted on 21 November 2014

[Brussels, 21 November 2014] The European Women’s Lobby is delighted to invite you to the wrap-up event of its European Political Mentoring Network on Tuesday 2nd December from 18:30 to 20:30 at (...)

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Introducing (...)

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Introducing EWL WEstart project
Posted on 18 November 2014

[Brussels, 17 November 2014] The European Women’s Lobby is excited to be a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch (...)

Conclusions of #Poverty2020 side event

Conclusions of #Poverty2020 side event
Posted on 24 November 2014

[Brussels, 20 November 2014] In the framework of the European Platform Against Poverty Convention 2014, SOLIDAR, EAPN, EWL, AGE Platform Europe and the European Network of Migrant Women organised (...)

UN Women Beijing+20 campaign: Violence (...)

UN Women Beijing+20 campaign: Violence against women
Posted on 11 November 2014

[UN Women, November 2014] In 2015, the Beijing Platform for Action runs 20. As part of UN Women’s Beijing+20 campaign, this month’s focus is on Violence against Women. You can find more information (...)

New survey highlights alarming situation of (...)

New survey highlights alarming situation of Roma women in 11 EU Member States
Posted on 11 November 2014

[Brussels, 07 November 2014] The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) publishes the survey "Discrimination against and living conditions of Roma women in 11 EU Member States". The (...)

Appeals & Urgent Actions

Help Save Prostituted Women in India! #Punishthepimp not the Women!

Help Save Prostituted Women in India! #Punishthepimp not the Women!
Posted on 11 November 2014

[New Delhi, India, 11 November 2014] Three million girls and women are trapped in prostitution in India. Most are between nine and thirteen years of age. The majority are from scheduled castes and backward classes-Dalits and OBCs. On average, they are raped by eight or ten customers a night for the profit of pimps.

The Chairperson of the National Commission for Women in India proposes to legalise prostitution in India. This means legalising the profiteers of the sex-industry and their (...)

Speak out for 5 October - International Day of No Prostitution

Speak out for 5 October - International Day of No Prostitution
Posted on 3 October 2014

[Montréal, 3 October 2014] The 5th of October is the International Day of No Prostitution. you can make your voice heard towards a world free from prostitution! Make a picture of yourself with #niclientnicomplice and #idontbuysex and post it on your social media, together with #HeforShe. Or send it to http://niclientnicomplice.tumblr.co....

The European Women’s Lobby and the Brussels’ Call support the campaign of the Canadian association CLES (Concertation des Luttes contre (...)

Join the campaign ‘Our Girls Afrika - End Child Marriage NOW’

Join the campaign ‘Our Girls Afrika - End Child Marriage NOW'
Posted on 28 August 2014

Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda, African Union Goodwill Ambassador, invites us to join this facebook page for the Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa and to support it.

Early and forced marriage is still a problem for many girls around the world. Real change has to happen in communities, where we have to address the root causes and give opportunities to girls.

According to the association Girls Not Brides, every year, an estimated 14 million girls aged under 18 are married worldwide with (...)