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Please get involved and help make a difference! Here you will find a non-exhaustive list of campaigns taking place across Europe for which your support is needed. If you would like to inform the EWL of an action you require support for, please e-mail ewl@womenlobby.org.

 
 

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

Posted by Elvira Buijink on 20 June 2014 | 0 comment

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

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!

Posted by Pierrette Pape on 9 June 2014 | 0 comment

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

[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?

Become a “Friend of the European Women’s Lobby" and donate once or on a monthly, quarterly or yearly basis!

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!

Young women leaders become women’s and girls’ voice

Posted by Pierrette Pape on 5 June 2014 | 0 comment

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

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 (...)

Check out our #EP2014 elections page!

Posted by Pierrette Pape on 22 May 2014 | 0 comment

Check out our #EP2014 elections page!

Check out our European elections page with our manifesto, reactions of topcandidates Ska Keller, Guy Verhofstadt, Martin Schulz and Jean-Claude Juncker, all other MEPS/candidates who commit to gender equality and our gender audit of the parties’ elections manifestos in the context of our 50/50 campaign.

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.

"Act now for her future, commit to gender (...)

Visit European Women’s Lobby at EU Opendoors, Brussels

on 16 May 2014 | 0 comment

Visit European Women's Lobby at EU Opendoors, Brussels

[Brussels, 16 May 2014] Tomorrow, the European Women’s Lobby will be present at the open door day of the European institutions. We will be outside the European Parliament, so if you are in Brussels, come and see us!

To celebrate Europe Day in the weeks leading up to the European elections, the EU institutions open their doors to the public in Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg.

More (...)

Become a Friend of the EWL

Posted by Gina Horst on 14 May 2014 | 0 comment

Become a Friend of the EWL

[Brussels, 14 May 2014] Do you believe that women’s rights are human rights and that it is high time equality between women and men was made reality?

Become a “Friend of the European Women’s Lobby" and donate once or on a monthly, quarterly or yearly basis!

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 campaigning for a gender equal Europe. With regular financial support from (...)

Mozambique: Protect women & girls—reject discrimination in the new Penal Code

Posted by Elvira Buijink on 12 May 2014 | 0 comment

Mozambique: Protect women & girls—reject discrimination in the new Penal Code

[Equality Now call for action] Next month Mozambique is set to enact a new penal code that currently contains provisions that would foster a culture of violence and discrimination if passed as written. The draft legislation would make it easier for rapists to escape prosecution, only considers children under the age of 12 as minors in cases of rape and allows relatives of criminals to get away with tampering with criminal investigations. Mozambican NGOs are also concerned that a provision (...)

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

Posted by Pierrette Pape on 17 April 2014 | 0 comment

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

[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 (...)

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

Posted by Pierrette Pape on 15 April 2014 | 0 comment

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

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 (...)

Watch and share the video of ONE BILLION RISING Brussels 2014

Posted by Irene Rosales on 28 March 2014 | 0 comment

Watch and share the video of ONE BILLION RISING Brussels 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 (...)

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