[Brussels, 14 October 2014] The EWL has launched its Beijing+20 report “1995-2015: From Words to Action” which assesses the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in Europe, 20 years after its adoption by the international community.
Adopted two years after the 1993 Vienna World Conference on Human Rights, the Beijing Platform for Action aimed to bring into light the structural inequalities and human rights violations faced by all women and girls on the planet, and setting the ground for concrete action to realise de jure and de facto equality between women and men. The report of the European Women’s Lobby provides a picture of the situation of women and girls in the European Union (EU), based on the collective assessment of its 2000 member organisations.
- From Words to Action - Beijing+20 Report
Additionally it launched its factsheet ’Migrant women’ rights are human rights’ to complement the Beijing report.