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[Press Release] International Women’s Day: SOS – Deliver NOW: SAVE the Maternity Leave Directive

[Press Release] International Women's Day: SOS – Deliver NOW: SAVE the Maternity Leave Directive
[Brussels, 5 March 2015] Open letter to EU Ministers of Employment, Social Affairs and Gender Equality, all European decision-makers. At the eve of International Women’s Day (8 March), the (...)

EWL Beijing+20 in January - Women’s economic independence: the foundation of all rights

EWL Beijing+20 in January - Women's economic independence: the foundation of all rights
[Brussels, 5 January 2014] Did you know that at the current pace of progress, it will take 70 years to close the gender pay gap and 40 years to see equal share of housework in Europe? That women (...)

LAUNCH! European Women’s Voice

LAUNCH! European Women's Voice
The European women’s Lobby is launching the first publication of the year. The European Women’s Voice: Women’s Economic Independence in Times of Austerity. Read about how women are affected by (...)
 

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European Women’s Voice: Women’s Economic Independence in Times of Austerity

[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, (...)

A Beating Heart for a Better Europe | EU Semester Alliance video "Enabling civil-society to participate in the shaping of EU policies”

A Beating Heart for a Better Europe | EU Semester Alliance video "Enabling civil-society to participate in the shaping of EU policies”
[Brussels, 2 February 2015] Today, the EU Alliance for a democratic, social and sustainable European Semester (EU Semester Alliance) releases A Beating Heart for a Better Europe. This video (...)

New magazine online! Women’s Economic Independence in Times of Austerity - The need for a ‘Pink Deal’

New magazine online! Women's Economic Independence in Times of Austerity - The need for a ‘Pink Deal'
[Brussels, 27 January 2015] The European Women’s Lobby invites you to the official presentation of the publication ’European Women’s Voice: Women’s Economic Independence in Times of Austerity. The (...)
 

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Play the Feminist Austerity Game

Play the Feminist Austerity Game
The board game! Instructions and question. Read the whole publication here: http://bit.ly/1yXec13

4 years overdue

In the beginning of the Summer of 2014, the European Commission threatened to withdraw the Directive in 2014 in the name of ‘red tape’. With the forthcoming hearings for the new European (...)

Why we feel that this campaign is necessary, now, and is well over 2 years overdue!

Why we feel that this campaign is necessary, now, and is well over 2 years overdue!
In 2008, the European Commission launched the proposal to amend the Pregnant Workers’ Directive (92/85/EEC) in order to extend maternity leave from the current 14 to 18 weeks, with a mandatory (...)