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  • Shaping Social Europe for Women’s rights in 2022

    Shaping Social Europe for Women's rights in 2022

    [Brussels, 13 January 2022] As we end another challenging year and despite continuous strain on women and girls in the COVID context, there are however some things to celebrate as we begin 2022, especially the development and shaping of a better Social Europe for women’s rights.
    Many policy developments in this area have a direct impact on women and girls’ rights. In 2022, we want to go further and call for a Care Deal for Europe and more robust measures to close the gender pay gap that (...) Read more

  • Sexist and misogynist hate speech and hate crime have no place in the EU

    Brussels, 9 December 2021
    The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to add hate speech and hate crime, including those committed against women and girls, to the list of Eurocrimes in Article 83 (1) of the TFEU.
    The initiative by the European Commission comes as the first of a series of proposals to combat violence against women and girls. Indeed, sexist hate speech and hate crime against women and girls are part of the continuum of male violence, and (...) 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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