[Brussels, 1 October 2020] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) marks the launch of the One Billion Rising Campaign 2021: Rising Gardens and joins sisters in V-day calling to Rise for Women and Mother earth and to #RaiseTheVibration by raising a garden.
In the current global context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the EWL (EWL) is alerting on the significant and long-term impacts this health crisis will have for all across Europe and beyond, and that this will disproportionately be shouldered by women and girls. You can read here the EWL the policy brief: ‘Women must not pay the price for COVID-19’, which sets out our key calls to action for all European Member States and the European Commission.
Together with V-Day, we call :
for creative revival & transformation in times of #COVID19.
for justice and redress for women, in view of the escalation of male violence against women and girls #VAWG
to honour all women in the frontline who are leading the provision of care and support to protect everyone in society at this moment
to honour and protect the Earth and women in order for any future life to exist.
You can read here the full OBR2021 Campaign statement: https://www.onebillionrising.org/about/campaign/