(Zagreb, 16 May 2013) The Centre for Women’s Studies, member of Women’s Network Croatia, and the EWL Coordination in Croatia organized a one-day conference on the 9th of April entitled ‘Who will (...)
(Brussels 16 May) The EWL Secretariat is looking for a full time administrative assistant to join our team based in Brussels. The person will work under the direction of the Secretary General and (...)
(Brussels 16 May) The Council of Europe Convention for preventing and combating violence against women (Istanbul Convention) is a real breakthrough as it sets minimum international standards for (...)
(Brussels, 15 May 2013) On the 23rd of April Acting Head of UN Women Lakshmi Puri and Danish Prime minister of Development Cooperation Christian Friis Bach opened a new UN Women’s Nordic Liaison (...)
(New York, 14 May 2013) On 13 May 2013, Equality Now was invited to speak at the UN High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Global Plan of Actions to Combat Trafficking in Persons. (...)
[Brussels, 10 May 2013] Every fifth women in Europe has been subjected to male domestic violence (EWL, ‘Unveiling the hidden data on domestic violence in the EU’, 1999). “Reports of domestic abuse (...)
(Brussels 17 May) With one week to go, the EWL team running for HERstory are almost ready for the final long runs, and the pasta eating that the 20kms needs. 40 runners from across Europe and beyond, aged 16-54 years, will come together to run for women’s rights and be part of HERstory – here’s how you can support them!
Make their hard work, passion and dedication count by donating to their fundraising total –
By making a gift to the European Women’s Lobby you make a vital contribution to the (...)
(Brussels, 16 May 2013) 22-year-old Beatriz, mother of a one year-old-boy, living in San Salvador, is at high risk of death due to life threatening complications during her second pregnancy. She has lupus, an auto-immune disease which causes the body’s immune system to attack its own tissue, and is therefore at "high risk of death" if the pregnancy continues. Moreover, the foetus is unviable since it is missing a large part of the brain and skull.
In order to save Beatriz’s life, doctors (...)
(Brussels 10 May) It’s the 10th of May. D-day is the 26th of May. We haven’t quite got to the final countdown, and some of our training sessions have been held up by Belgian thunderstorms, but that won’t get our spirits down. The EWL running team is raring to go for the Brussels 20kms, and we’d love your help in sponsoring their efforts. We’ve spoken about this every week for the last few weeks, but your donations and contributions really do make a difference.
If you’d like to support people (...)