#20yrsEndDemand

  • #20yrsEndDemand: Walking towards the abolition of prostitution in Spain

    #20yrsEndDemand: Walking towards the abolition of prostitution in Spain

    In summer 1998 the General Assembly of the European Women’s Lobby passed a landmark motion, where we affirmed that “prostitution and trafficking in women constitute a fundamental violation of women’s human rights”. Since that time, we have continued to assert that no woman should be faced with such a lack of financial choice that she must risk her safety, wellbeing and long-term health for survival. To mark this 20 years of an abolitionist stance on prostitution, we are highlighting the (...) Read more

  • #20yrsEndDemand: My Experience at the European Women’s Lobby

    #20yrsEndDemand: My Experience at the European Women's Lobby

    In summer 1998 the General Assembly of the European Women’s Lobby passed a landmark motion, where we affirmed that “prostitution and trafficking in women constitute a fundamental violation of women’s human rights”. Since that time, we have continued to assert that no woman should be faced with such a lack of financial choice that she must risk her safety, wellbeing and long-term health for survival. To mark this 20 years of an abolitionist stance on prostitution, we are highlighting the (...) Read more

  • 20yrsEndDemand: In the name of the (male) people

    20yrsEndDemand: In the name of the (male) people

    In summer 1998 the General Assembly of the European Women’s Lobby passed a landmark motion, where we affirmed that “prostitution and trafficking in women constitute a fundamental violation of women’s human rights”. Since that time, we have continued to assert that no woman should be faced with such a lack of financial choice that she must risk her safety, wellbeing and long-term health for survival. To mark this 20 years of an abolitionist stance on prostitution, we are highlighting the (...) Read more

  • #20yrsEndDemand: Communiqué de Coordination française pour le Lobby Européen des Femmes

    #20yrsEndDemand: Communiqué de Coordination française pour le Lobby Européen des Femmes

    En 2013, le 20 septembre, 200 associations issues des 27 pays de l’UE et signataires de l’appel de Bruxelles « Ensemble pour une Europe libérée de la prostitution » initié par le Lobby européen des femmes, ont demandé à la France de s’engager à protéger les personnes prostituées et de mettre fin à l’impunité des prostitueurs (clients et proxénètes) en adoptant une politique globale d’abolition du système prostitueur, le parlement européen se mobilisant et adoptant le 6 février 2013 une résolution incluant la (...) Read more

  • #20yrsEndDemand: A reflection on language

    #20yrsEndDemand: A reflection on language

    In summer 1998 the General Assembly of the European Women’s Lobby passed a landmark motion, where we affirmed that “prostitution and trafficking in women constitute a fundamental violation of women’s human rights”. Since that time, we have continued to assert that no woman should be faced with such a lack of financial choice that she must risk her safety, wellbeing and long-term health for survival. To mark this 20 years of an abolitionist stance on prostitution, we are highlighting the (...) Read more

  • #20yrsEndDemand: Some reflections on the situation in Bangladesh

    #20yrsEndDemand: Some reflections on the situation in Bangladesh

    In summer 1998 the General Assembly of the European Women’s Lobby passed a landmark motion, where we affirmed that “prostitution and trafficking in women constitute a fundamental violation of women’s human rights”. Since that time, we have continued to assert that no woman should be faced with such a lack of financial choice that she must risk her safety, wellbeing and long-term health for survival. To mark this 20 years of an abolitionist stance on prostitution, we are highlighting the (...) Read more

  • #20yrsEndDemand: Young Women’s Organising Toolkit

    #20yrsEndDemand: Young Women's Organising Toolkit

    In 2018 the European Women’s Lobby, in partnership with Isala ASBL and GenerationAbolition, held a young women’s Abolitionist Gathering in Belgium and developed a practical guide to assist others in hosting their own inspirational and inclusive events!
    Are you a passionate supporter of the abolition of the system of prostitution?
    Are you seeking to bring young women together to gain strength, forge links and develop actions together in favour of equality between women and men? This guide (...) Read more

  • #20yrsEndDemand with Viviane Teitelbaum

    #20yrsEndDemand with Viviane Teitelbaum

    In summer 1998 the General Assembly of the European Women’s Lobby passed a landmark motion, where we affirmed that “prostitution and trafficking in women constitute a fundamental violation of women’s human rights”. Since that time, we have continued to assert that no woman should be faced with such a lack of financial choice that she must risk her safety, wellbeing and long-term health for survival. To mark this 20 years of an abolitionist stance on prostitution, we are highlighting the (...) Read more

  • #20yrsEndDemand with Colette De Troy

    #20yrsEndDemand with Colette De Troy

    In summer 1998 the General Assembly of the European Women’s Lobby passed a landmark motion, where we affirmed that “prostitution and trafficking in women constitute a fundamental violation of women’s human rights”. Since that time, we have continued to assert that no woman should be faced with such a lack of financial choice that she must risk her safety, wellbeing and long-term health for survival. To mark this 20 years of an abolitionist stance on prostitution, we are highlighting the (...) Read more

  • European Women’s Lobby marks 20 Years Together for a Europe Free from Prostitution

    European Women's Lobby marks 20 Years Together for a Europe Free from Prostitution

    [Brussels 17 October 2018] In summer 1998 the General Assembly of the European Women’s Lobby passed a landmark motion, where we affirmed that “prostitution and trafficking in women constitute a fundamental violation of women’s human rights”. Since that time, we have continued to assert that no woman should be faced with such a lack of financial choice that she must risk her safety, wellbeing and long-term health for survival. To mark this 20 years of an abolitionist stance on prostitution, we (...) Read more

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