International Youth Day

  • Young People Care: Focus on the work of young women in Czechia

    Young People Care: Focus on the work of young women in Czechia

    [Brussels, 11 August 2022] Each year on 12 August, we mark International Youth Day – an opportunity for the world leaders and society as a whole to draw attention to issues concerning young people worldwide.
    As the largest umbrella of women’s organisations in Europe, the European Women’s Lobby is once again using this occasion to highlight the work of its members. The struggle to achieve a just, prosperous and feminist Europe requires dedication, passion and a strong will to create space for (...) Read more

  • Portugal: Awards Ceremony for the National Video Contest “I say no to sexism!”

    Portugal: Awards Ceremony for the National Video Contest “I say no to sexism!”

    [Brussels, 8 August 2022] Each year on 12 August, we mark International Youth Day – an opportunity for the world leaders and society as a whole to draw attention to issues concerning young people worldwide.
    As the largest umbrella of women’s organisations in Europe, the European Women’s Lobby is once again using this occasion to highlight the work of its members. The struggle to achieve a just, prosperous and feminist Europe requires dedication, passion and a strong will to create space for (...) Read more

  • Peer support for girls and women with disability is revolutionary

    Peer support for girls and women with disability is revolutionary

    [Brussels, 8 August 2022] Each year on 12 August, we mark International Youth Day – an opportunity for the world leaders and society as a whole to draw attention to issues concerning young people worldwide.
    As the largest umbrella of women’s organisations in Europe, the European Women’s Lobby is once again using this occasion to highlight the work of its members. The struggle to achieve a just, prosperous and feminist Europe requires dedication, passion and a strong will to create space for (...) Read more

  • Disabled girls need to be seen and heard – and we are here to do that

    Disabled girls need to be seen and heard – and we are here to do that

    [Brussels, 8 August 2022] Each year on 12 August, we mark International Youth Day – an opportunity for the world leaders and society as a whole to draw attention to issues concerning young people worldwide.
    As the largest umbrella of women’s organisations in Europe, the European Women’s Lobby is once again using this occasion to highlight the work of its members. The struggle to achieve a just, prosperous and feminist Europe requires dedication, passion and a strong will to create space for (...) Read more

  • EWL celebrates International Youth Day 2021

    EWL celebrates International Youth Day 2021

    “Young people are on the frontlines of the struggle to build a better future for all. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the dire need for the kind of transformational change they seek – and young people must be full partners in that effort.” - UN Secretary-General António Guterres
    [Brussels, 12 August 2021] Each year on 12 August, we mark International Youth Day – an opportunity for the world leaders and society as a whole to draw attention to issues concerning young people worldwide.
    As (...) Read more

  • Bulgaria: Girls with Dreams: Let’s turn the page

    Bulgaria: Girls with Dreams: Let's turn the page

    by Teodora Krumova and Denitza Ivanova
    Center Amalipe is the largest Roma organization in Bulgaria. It is a member of the Bulgarian Platform of the European Women’s Lobby. It works towards better education, community development and equal integration of Roma in Bulgarian society. Empowerment of Roma women and girls and overcoming harmful traditional practices is a key priority for the organization. One of the major goals of Center Amalipe is providing equal chances for Romani women and (...) Read more

  • Portugal: 1st National Gathering of Young Abolitionists

    Portugal: 1st National Gathering of Young Abolitionists

    On the weekend of the 31st of July, the [Portuguese Platform for Women’s Rights->https://plataformamulheres.org.pt, EWL’s national coordination, held the first National Gathering of Young Abolitionists at the Maria Alzira Lemos Centre - House of Associations, in Lisbon. This is an initiative within the context of the project ["EXIT – Women’s human rights not to be prostituted”->https://exitprostitution.org.
    The gathering joined young activists from all over the country, involved in the feminist (...) 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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