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Beijing+20 on health: Discuss surrogacy on 6 (...)

Beijing+20 on health: Discuss surrogacy on 6 May with the screening of 'Breeders' at 7pm in Brussels
Posted on 24 April 2015

[Brussels, 24 April 2015] In the framework of the European Women’s Lobby Year of Action on Beijing+20, the EWL and MEP Anna Hedh invite you to the screening of ’Breeders’, on the issue of surrogacy. (...)

SEMINAR 25 years of feminist activism & (...)

SEMINAR 25 years of feminist activism & action Friday 29.05.2015 // 16:00 // Brussels
Posted on 24 April 2015

[Brussels, 24 April 2015] The European Women’s Lobby members, President Viviane Teitelbaum and the EWL Team in Brussels are delighted to invite you to a high-level seminar which will gather major (...)

Outcomes and Outlooks:

Outcomes and Outlooks:
Posted on 24 April 2015

[Brussels, 24 April 2015] As part of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) 50/50 campaign, we’re evaluating the results of Finland’s parliamentary election that took place on Sunday, April 19 and looking (...)

Launch of Irish campaign ’Prostitution: We (...)

Launch of Irish campaign 'Prostitution: We don't buy it'
Posted on 24 April 2015

[Dublin, 23 April 2015] On 23 April, Dublin saw the launch of a new campaign to raise awareness on prostitution: We Don’t Buy It is the first all-Ireland campaign asking men and boys to make a (...)

EWL met with Global Justice Center in (...)

EWL met with Global Justice Center in Brussels to discuss access to full medical care for female war rape victims
Posted on 24 April 2015

[Brussels, 24 April 2015] On 20 April 2015, the European Women’s Lobby had the pleasure to see in Brussels its colleagues from the Global Justice Center, with whom the EWL has been active calling (...)

Interesting to read & watch

Interesting to read & watch
Posted on 10 April 2015

Interview avec notre Présidente Viviane Teitelbaum sur la RTBF - télévision belge. "Le ventre d’une femme n’appartient pas à l’Église"

Development Commissioner Neven Mimica said that he would be the (...)

Appeals & Urgent Actions

The final push! One last hope to save the European Maternity Leave Directive from being scrapped

The final push! One last hope to save the European Maternity Leave Directive from being scrapped
Posted on 24 April 2015

[Brussells, 17 April 2015] Article by COFACE whom we are joining forces with to unblock the EU Maternity Leave Directive.

We finally have some news about the EU Maternity Leave Directive – and it’s pretty desperate. But let us quickly recap what happened until now:

– the EU Maternity leave Directive was originally adopted in 1992, introducing measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health at work of pregnant workers, and workers who recently gave birth or are breastfeeding.

– (...)

Take the #WEstart survey on women’s social entrepreneurship!

Take the #WEstart survey on women's social entrepreneurship!
Posted on 23 April 2015

This survey is a key component of the EWL’s ‪#‎WEstart‬ project, a year-long, first of its kind research project that looks at the state of women’s social entrepreneurship in 10 countries in Europe.

www.surveymonkey.com/s/women...

Your feedback will help the EWL ensure that national & EU level policy makers understand more about women’s social entrepreneurship, in order to better support women social entrepreneurs throughout Europe (AND you can win a trip to (...)

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 10 April 2015

[Brussels 10 April, 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!