EWL actions calling for EU Year to End Violence against Women
Welcome on the webpage of EWL’s campaign for an EU Year to End Violence against Women and Girls!
The European Women’s Lobby believes that such EU Year would be instrumental to bring violence against women and girls on the political agenda of the EU, and therefore of the Member States. With such a Year, the EU would deliver a strong sign that violence against women and girls is not tolerable all over Europe.
This is why the EWL has been actively advocating for such a Year, by: Initiating a (...) Read more
[Bruxelles, 26 October 2012] Sign the EWL petition and call on European Commission President Barroso to establish a European Year to End Violence against Women and Girls! Let’s reach a critical number of supporters to make our voice heard!! Click here, sign and share the petition! Thanks a lot in advance for your action!
Why do we need an EU Year to End Violence against Women and Girls?
To date, the EU has no binding legislation regarding violence against women. This is critical, as (...) Read more
[Brussels, 10 October 2012] The EWL unveiled on Monday 08 October its new petition postcard asking Mr Barroso to establish an EU Year to End Violence against Women, bringing policy focus and European-wide attention to the issue. You can download a postcard to sign and send to Barroso or sign the website petition here!
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Sign up to the European coalition for a European Year on combating and preventing violence against women!
The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) has initiated a broad European advocacy movement, gathering NGOs and decision-makers, lobbying for comprehensive EU action on violence against women and for a European Year on combating and preventing violence against women.
Why a European Year to end violence against women?
A European Year is the best way to draw attention to the spread phenomenon of (...) Read more