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Launch of EWL Beijing+20 report in Lisbon, 10 (...)

Launch of EWL Beijing+20 report in Lisbon, 10 October 2014
Posted on 17 October 2014

[Brussels, 14 October 2014] The launch of EWL Beijing+20 report through quotes of guests and participants.

Read EWL Beijing+20 report here. See some photos here.

Viviane Teitelbaum, President (...)

European Women’s Lobby phenomenal members meet (...)

European Women's Lobby phenomenal members meet in Lisbon
Posted on 17 October 2014

[Brussels, 16 October 2014] Last week, over 130 members of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) met in Lisbon during an Annual Meeting to discuss future strategies and elect a new Board of (...)

EWL on the road for a Feminist Europe

EWL on the road for a Feminist Europe
Posted on 17 October 2014

[Brussels, 17 October 2014] Next week the European Women’s Lobby goes to Strasbourg. On the programme:

20.10 // Feminist Meet and Greet Party

21.10 // Breakfast Training on Women’s Rights and (...)

UN Women Executive Director applauds joint (...)

UN Women Executive Director applauds joint Nobel Peace Prize win for Malala and Kailash Satyarthi
Posted on 17 October 2014

[New York, 10 October 2014] Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, on the Nobel Peace Prize award to Malala Yousafzai. Today, as we celebrate the International Day of (...)

8th EU Anti Trafficking Day

8th EU Anti Trafficking Day
Posted on 17 October 2014

[Announcement of the European Commission, 17 October 2014] On 18 October 2014, we are marking the 8th EU Anti-Trafficking Day (#EUAntiTraffickingDay on Twitter). On this occasion, the European (...)

Early Legal Intervention: Crucial to Support (...)

Early Legal Intervention: Crucial to Support Victims of Trafficking
Posted on 17 October 2014

[Brussels, 16 October 2014] On Wednesday 15 October the Immigrant Council of Ireland, together with LSA Glasgow, AIRE London, MONIKA Finland and two of EWL members, BGRF Bulgaria and KSPSC (...)

Appeals & Urgent Actions

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 (...)

Prohibition of abortion is killing women - Help Médecins du Monde by signing their Call!

Posted on 22 August 2014

In the context of the +20 Cairo Program, Médecins du Monde (MdM) has launched an initiative to physicians by offering to sign a call for the right to abortion in the world.

It aims to make a link with the call of the 331 (manifest signed by doctors in 1973 for the right to abortion in France) and to demonstrate that 40 years later, many doctors are convinced of the universality of this right, and are ready to mobilize (again) in defense of this right at international level.

The call will (...)