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EWL Beijing+20 in March - The equality house: (...)

EWL Beijing+20 in March - The equality house: a sustainable and strong European Union architecture for women's rights and gender equality
Posted on 3 March 2015

[Brussels, 2 March 2015] Did you know that only five Member States have a separate designated body for the promotion of equal treatment of women and men? That in 2012, only two Member States used (...)

International Women’s Day in Brussels - (...)

International Women's Day in Brussels - Screening of This is My Home Now // 2 March 2015 - 18h30
Posted on 27 February 2015

[Brussels, 23 February 2015] The European Women’s Lobby, the European Network of Migrant Women and La Voix des Femmes invite you to a screening of the documentary This is My Home Now by Saddie (...)

Commit, Accelerate, Invest: Women’s organisations

Commit, Accelerate, Invest: Women's organisations expect action, not words!
Posted on 27 February 2015

[Brussels, 18 February 2015] In March, in the context of the 59th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), all UN member states will adopt a political declaration (...)

Take Responsibility for Wartime Crimes of (...)

Take Responsibility for Wartime Crimes of Sexual Slavery and Human Trafficking: Remember the "Comfort Women"
Posted on 27 February 2015

[Petition of our colleagues at CATW] Prior to and during World War II, Japan’s Imperial Army established a system of brothels in its zones of combat specifically designed for military use, called (...)

Interesting to read & watch

Interesting to read & watch
Posted on 13 February 2015

* Afghan women protest at absence of female ministers in new cabinet

"Women take to the streets of Kabul after pre-election promises of fair gender representation fail to materialise in (...)

Interesting articles

Interesting articles
Posted on 30 January 2015

The Cost Of Inequality In Women’s Work by Nuria Molina, Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns at ActionAid UK.

It’s that Davos time of the year, when a bunch of powerful men gather in a (...)

Appeals & Urgent Actions

Join the Marche Mondiale des Femmes on 06/03 in Brussels!

Join the Marche Mondiale des Femmes on 06/03 in Brussels!
Posted on 27 February 2015

Check out the activities in your country around International Women’s Day of March 8! In Brussels, you can join the International March of Women on Friday March 6. Here is the facebook event and more info on their website.

IndignAção contra a violência sexual - Sign the petition

IndignAção contra a violência sexual - Sign the petition
Posted on 13 February 2015

[Lisbon, 12 February 2015] The Association of Women Against Violence is trying for more than 20 years to implement specialized, integrated and articulated support services for survivors of sexual violence, in Portugal. It’s time to change!

The survey results of the Agency for Fundamental Rights of the European Union [FRA, Violence against women survey, 2012] estimate that 3.7 million women in the EU were victims of sexual violence in 2011; in Portugal 41,542 women and girls in 2011 were (...)

Play the Feminist Austerity Game

Play the Feminist Austerity Game
Posted on 13 February 2015

The board game!

Instructions and question.

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