News from Europe

Threats to withdraw the Maternity Leave Directive

The European Women’s Lobby cries scandal as the rhetoric on women’s rights and gender equality takes a blow.
2014-07-10 22:53:14 / 85 readings
News from Europe

CALL FOR PAPERS FALL 2014

GENDER AND TRANSFORMATION: WOMEN IN EUROPE WORKSHOP NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies Call for papers Fall 2014 Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2014
2014-06-15 20:07:57 / 136 readings
News from Europe

URGENT: Solidarity with Hungarian NGOs

Statement: Stop Targeting Hungarian NGOs! Since its re-election, the Hungarian government launched a campaign attacking the credibility of Hungarian NGOs and are striving to gain controlling power over their funding distributed independently from the government.
2014-06-11 12:43:16 / 192 readings
News from Europe

Council of Europe: Europe in biggest human rights crisis since Cold War

[Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 23 April 2014] "Europe faces the deepest democratic crises since the Cold War", says Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe in the first-ever comprehensive report on the state of democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Europe.
2014-05-12 07:02:24 / 448 readings
News from NEWW

2013 Book and Journal Report Available On-line

Since 1991, the NEWW Book and Journal Project has supported the exchange of ideas and knowledge between women's movements in the U.S and Central and Eastern Europe, the Newly Independent States and Russia (CEE/NIS/Russia). The Project has aided in the establishment of gender studies and women's rights centers and libraries, and has supported original research and publications on women's changing situation throughout CEE/NIS/Russia.
2014-05-10 16:17:12 / 1731 readings
World news

NEWW Member Reports from CSW, March 2014

New York, 10-21 March 2014. People of the world interested in women’s issues are keeping an eye on events and waiting for the final conclusions to be published by the 58th Session of UN Commission on the Status of Women. By Elene Rusetskaia, Director, Women's Information Center, Georgia
2014-05-10 16:16:11 / 248 readings
News from Europe

Violence against women: an EU-wide survey. Main results report

March 2014 This FRA survey is the first of its kind on violence against women across the 28 Member States of the European Union (EU). It is based on interviews with 42,000 women across the EU,
2014-03-15 20:27:17 / 759 readings
News from Europe

Comment on the Situation in Ukraine from Lviv Women NGO

We, as women's NGO calls on the community to take more strong power actions to the Heads of States who violate international treaties and do not respect the sovereignty of other countries. - A letter send by Iryna Trokhym, our friend from Lviv
2014-03-03 18:10:40 / 420 readings
News from Poland

Ewa Partum - New Publication in Poland

Book and Journal Project of the Network of East-West Women is proud to support a new publication of Ewa Partum monograph book.
2014-02-27 21:11:51 / 493 readings
News from Europe

Raport on the Situation of Men and Women in the Baltic Sea Region

During 2013, the UBC Commission on Gender Equality has been realizing a second raport on the situation of men and women in the Baltic Sea region
2014-02-27 13:01:49 / 603 readings
News from Europe

Punish the Client, not the Prostitute

Press release - Women's rights/Equal opportunities − 26-02-2014 - 14:00
2014-02-26 18:07:40 / 1328 readings
News from Europe

New EWL Secretary General appointed: we welcome Joanna Maycock!

[Brussels, 3 February 2014] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is happy to announce the appointment of its new Secretary General : Joanna Maycock, who will take the position on May 19th 2014.
2014-02-09 19:24:57 / 680 readings