[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 (...)
[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 (...)
[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 (...)
[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) (...)
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 (...)
[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 (...)
[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!
[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 (...)
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.