#EP2014 elections

Vote for change!

Friends the EWL

Support our work by befriending the EWL!

Campaign

Publication

Take Action!

You are hereHome page » News

News

Here you will find all the latest news, as well as in depth-analysis in the quarterly “European Women’s Voice”. Sign up to our Newsletter to receive regular updates straight to your inbox!

 

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

Are you ready to commit to gender equality? The EWL Manifesto explained #EP2014
Posted on 11 April 2014

[Brussels, 11 April 2014] 6 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 (...)

Alert on backlash against women’s rights: EWL (...)

Alert on backlash against women's rights: EWL delegation meets Commissioner Reding and cabinet member of EU President Van Rompuy
Posted on 11 April 2014

[Brussels, 9 April 2014] A delegation of members of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) met with two key representatives of the European Union to discuss gender equality. On Friday 4 April, they met (...)

European Women’s Lobby stands up for the right (...)

European Women's Lobby stands up for the right of women to decide over their lives
Posted on 11 April 2014

[Brussels, 8 April 2014] On the afternoon of Friday 4 April 2014, more than 50 national women’s rights organisations, members of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) representing a total of more than (...)

Gender equality: EU action triggers steady (...)

Gender equality: EU action triggers steady progress
Posted on 15 April 2014

[Press release of the European Commission, 14 April 2014] In 2013 the European Commission continued taking action to improve equality between women and men, including steps to close the gender (...)

Governments Call for Increased Efforts to (...)

Governments Call for Increased Efforts to Promote Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights in Development Policies
Posted on 14 April 2014

[IPPF, New York, 14 April 2014] The 47th session of the Commission on Population and Development ended early Saturday morning with a call from governments to promote gender equality and sexual (...)

Creating an Enabling Economic Environment for (...)

Creating an Enabling Economic Environment for Women's Rights: An Analysis of Macro-Economic Issues in the CSW58 Agreed Conclusions
Posted on 14 April 2014

The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58) took place at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York from 10 to 21 March 2014. This year was a particularly important (...)

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 15 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 15 April 2014

The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is now part of the Catapult community! Catapult is a crowdfunding platform dedicated to gender equality, and is hosting an innovative project of the EWL. Please help us to reach our crowdfunding goals in order to be able to deliver transformative training for young women leaders elected in the European Parliament! Because young women parliamentarians are leading the way for the next generations.

Support our project, donate, share the link on Internet and (...)

Watch and share the video of ONE BILLION RISING Brussels 2014

Watch and share the video of ONE BILLION RISING Brussels 2014
Posted on 28 March 2014

[Brussels, 28 March 2013] The European Women’s Lobby presents One Billion Rising for Justice Brussels 2014, the video. With this video, the EWL thanks you all again for taking part in this amazing global campaign of ONE BILLION RISING (OBR), initiated by V-Day.

One Billion Rising 2014 was a great success this year in Brussels! Despite the rain, the cold and the transport strike, a committed crowd of people rose, danced and spoke out to end violence against women and to demand justice for (...)