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EWL-ILGA Open Letter to European Commission (...)

EWL-ILGA Open Letter to European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans
Posted on 24 March 2015

[Brussels, 24 March 2015] This morning, the European Women’s Lobby and ILGA-Europe, the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association sent an Open (...)

CSW59 Political Declaration: Women’s organisations

CSW59 Political Declaration: Women's organisations in Europe and North America call on UN member states to Commit, Accelerate and Invest in women's and girls' human rights
Posted on 19 March 2015

[Brussels and New York, 19 March 2015] When meeting in March 2015 in New York, in the framework of the 59th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), UN member states were (...)

Dynamic and impactful contribution of EWL at (...)

Dynamic and impactful contribution of EWL at CSW59
Posted on 16 March 2015

[New York, 15 March 2015] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) was very active during the first week of the 59th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59). This yearly meeting of UN (...)

EU Alliance for a Democratic, Social and (...)

EU Alliance for a Democratic, Social and Sustainable European Semester calls for the European Investment Package to be used to meet the targets of the Europe 2020 Strategy
Posted on 20 March 2015

[Brussels 17 March 2015] The EU Alliance for a democratic, social and sustainable European Semester calls for the European Fund for Strategic Investment – EFSI - (the so-called Investment Package) (...)

Interesting to read & watch

Interesting to read & watch
Posted on 16 March 2015

MEPs’ last attempt to save maternity leave extension Article on euractiv.com - Monday 16 March 2015

"MEPs are working around the clock to break the seven-year impasse on extending maternity (...)

Ruchira Gupta awarded ’Woman of Distinction’ (...)

Ruchira Gupta awarded 'Woman of Distinction' by the NGO CSW/NY Committee
Posted on 14 March 2015

[New York, 8 March 2015] On International Women’s Day, the NGO CSW/NY Committee awarded Ruchira Gupta as the ’Woman of Distinction 2015’. The European Women’s Lobby congratulates the NGO CSW/NY for (...)

Appeals & Urgent Actions

SAVE THE DATE - European Women’s Lobby 25 years celebration - 29.05.2015

SAVE THE DATE - European Women's Lobby 25 years celebration - 29.05.2015
Posted on 16 March 2015

[Brussels 16 March, 2015] In 1990 the European Women’s Lobby was created in response to a growing awareness of the need to defend women’s interests at European level. So this year we celebrate 25 years of feminist action and activism all over Europe! On May 29, 2015 you are invited to join EWL’s members in Brussels for debate, music and celebrations! More info soon!

Petition: Say NO to sexist ads!

Petition: Say NO to sexist ads!
Posted on 14 March 2015

[March 2015] For International Women’s Day, WECAMS (Women’s European Coalition Against Media Sexism) issues a petition asking the European Union to strengthen its laws against sexism in the media in line with the views of the European Parliament ( 2008/2038; 2010/1751; 2012/2116) and treat sexism in the same way as racism or xenophobia.

The media have a great responsibility in promoting equality between women and men. For too long, the representations of women have been misused by the media (...)

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.