Join the EWL’s European Political Mentoring Network for women of foreign origin or ethnic minority background!
It is with great sadness that the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) announces the untimely death of its former President Denise FUCHS at her home in France on Saturday 1ST December 2012. Denise was President of the EWL from 1998 to 2003 and one of the founding members of the EWL.
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), has received new information and requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Belarus.
The Peacewomen Awards recognise women as peace builders and celebrate the work they do. Organised by the Queensland branch of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), the celebrations have run successfully since 2010.
by Olivera Simić, 13 March 2013. This policy brief examines the steps needed to improve women’s participation in peacekeeping, highlights the problem inherent in commonly cited arguments for increasing women peacekeepers and proposes key recommendations.
15 March 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said that Michelle Bachelet had informed him of her intention to step down as head of the United Nations entity mandated to promote gender equality.
Problems in the southern Mediterranean will be presented based on issues of gender equality in Poland, and how the policy of equality affects the quality of democracy. Old Town Hall, ul. Korzenna 33/35, Gdańsk,
Call for Applications for Fall 2013 Award.
The GENDER and TRANSFORMATION in EUROPE Workshop—a joint project from New York University and the Network East-West Women--invites speakers to submit proposals for Friday afternoon talks for Fall 2012 at the NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies.
The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) announces its first two traineeships in 2013 based in Vilnius, Lithuania.
On the 18th of December, 2012 Poland has signed onto the Council of Europe's Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women.
[Brussels, 13 March 2012] All over the continent – from Russia to Turkey to Norway – women experience psychological, sexual and physical abuse, including being harassed, beaten, raped, and forced into marriage.