[Brussels, 6 February 2018] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) has launched a Lobbying kit for a transparent process of nomination of 5 new independent experts to the Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO); the panel of independent experts responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, the Istanbul Convention, the EWL has produced this (...) Read more
EWL in-depth analysis reports provide a solid basis for policy advocacy on gender equality in Europe.
[Brussels, 5 January 2018] The European Women’s Lobby reminds you of the #HerNetHerRights Resource Pack and Report on online violence against women and girls.
From April to November 2017, the European Women’s Lobby has led this six-month project that aims at analysing the current state of online violence against women and girls in Europe. In order to raise awareness on the problem, the EWL has brought together diverse actors from across Europe to come up with innovative solutions and policy (...) Read more
[Update October 2017] In 2014, in the framework of its campaign ‘Together for a Europe free from prostitution’, and at the eve of the vote of the EP resolution on gender equality and prostitution (Honeyball resolution), the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) has developed a leaflet answering to the most frequent assumptions on prostitution. 18 myths are therefore looked at from a gender equality and women’s rights perspective. From “It is the oldest profession in the world” to “We must combat (...) Read more
[2 June 2016] New publication unveils #womensvoices recommendations on preventing and combating violence against refugee women and girls on the move. “From conflict to peace? Women’s and girls’ voices on the move” is a five-month project partnering the European Women’s Lobby and the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) and aiming to raise awareness on the situation of women and girls refugees in Europe.
Women and girls fleeing conflicts and travelling to or settling in Europe are at higher risk of (...) Read more
[Brussels, 24 September 2015] On the webiste of the WEstart project, please find the first database of women-led social enterprises in Europe.
The WEstart Database contains information about 1,000 women-led social enterprises in 10 EU countries: Bulgaria, France, Hungary, Germany, Lithuania, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. Search by country, browse by sector, or find a specific woman-led social enterprise.
Looking for advice, (...) Read more
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[Brussels, 26 January 2015] The European women’s Lobby is launching the first publication of the year.
Read about how women are affected by austerity measures around Europe and discover creative, feminist, economic models that can provide solutions.
Gather your friend(s) and #PlayTheGame at the end of the publication to get an idea of the life of a women hit by austerity measures.
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[Brussels, 14 October 2014] The EWL has launched its Beijing+20 report “1995-2015: From Words to Action” which assesses the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in Europe, 20 years after its adoption by the international community.
Adopted two years after the 1993 Vienna World Conference on Human Rights, the Beijing Platform for Action aimed to bring into light the structural inequalities and human rights violations faced by all women and girls on the planet, and setting the (...) Read more
This European Women’s Voice issue aims to contribute to a better insight in a gender equal and sustainable model for society in which equal sharing of political and economic power is a fundamental principle, translated into tangible policies and actions.
The countries in focus are Croatia, Ireland and Italy. It intends to provide a stimulus for discussion on how women’s organisations can advocate for parity legislation and foster women’s participation on Boards.
Women make up more than half (...) Read more
European Women’s Lobby publishes feminist overview of women’s rights and gender equality in Europe!
The European Women’s Lobby is pleased to introduce its latest publication Women’s Watch 2012-2013, a feminist overview of women’s rights and gender equality in Europe.
This publication is the first of its kind – a genuinely feminist appraisal of the situation on the ground in 30 European countries with regards to women’s rights and gender equality, judged by the yardstick of the European Women’s (...) Read more