20 years of the Beijing Platform for Action - European Women’s Lobby officially opens year of activism
[Brussels, 30 January 2015] On Wednesday 28 January, the European Women’s Lobby officially started its year of activities around 20 years of the Beijing Platform of Action at its offices in (...)
Join our launch event for 2015 with the European Women’s Lobby!
UN Women Beijing+20 campaign: Human’s rights of women
[UN Women, December 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 Human rights of Women. You can find more information (...)
European Women’s Lobby written statement for the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union (EU) and works to promote women’s rights and equality between women and men. We (...)
EWL Statement to Russian Government: Free Pussy Riot NOW!
[Brussels, 10 August 2012] The litmus test of working democracy in any country is that the artists have the freedom of expression even when they criticise, make a satyr or openly mock official (...)
EWL delighted at award of Nobel Peace Prize to 3 women’s rights and peace activists
[Brussels, 07 October 2011] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is delighted at the announcement that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize will, for the first time ever, be awarded to three women for ‘their (...)
Join our Beijing+20 activities all year long in 2015!
[Brussels, 11 December 2014] 2015 will be a very special year for the European Women’s Lobby (EWL): we will celebrate our 25th anniversary and commemorate the 20 years of the Beijing Platform for (...)
Help Save Prostituted Women in India! #Punishthepimp not the Women!
[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 (...)
Speak out for 5 October - International Day of No Prostitution
[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 (...)