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  • The European campaign against sexism was relaunched in Portugal on the International Day of the Girl Child

    The European campaign against sexism was relaunched in Portugal on the International Day of the Girl Child

    The original Portuguese version of this article was published here aims at raising awareness about and to promote the implementation of the Recommendation of the Council of Europe Rec (2019)1: Preventing and combating sexism, by displaying the prevalence of sexism and its current manifestations and by pointing out ways of addressing this problem in different contexts and organizations.
    The Portuguese Platform for Women’s Rights (PpDM). In addition to Portugal, where it is being implemented (...) Read more

  • Europe needs an EU horizontal Directive to prevent and combat all forms of violence against women and girls!

    Europe needs an EU horizontal Directive to prevent and combat all forms of violence against women and girls!

    Male violence against women and girls (VAWG) is as an international long-term pandemic and has been recognised a fundamental human rights violation whose impacts know no borders. It happens across Europe, affecting over 250 million women and girls, and yet due to a lack of European harmonisation of legislation, the remedies and prevention methods taken by governments are haphazard and a lottery for the women and girls experiencing violence.
    Violence against women and girls threatens the (...) Read more

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EWL event "Progress towards a Europe free from all forms of male violence" to mark the 10th aniversary of the Istanbul Convention, 12 May 2021.

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