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1. Sevdije Ahmeti Kosovo Activist Died Today

Today a great activist has left us. Sevdije Ahmeti was an instigator and pillar of the women’s rights movement in Kosovo. Among Kosovo’s earliest advocates of women’s rights as human rights, she was a leader, an activist, a feminist, a writer.  
2016-11-19 22:45:20 / 1081 readings

2. Feminist Meeting in Warsaw at the Eve of Beijing+20 Celebrations

31 representatives of feminist, LBT and immigrant organisations met in Warsaw on December 13/14 to discuss the Beijing+20 celebrations in Poland and in Europe.
2014-12-21 13:38:37 / 1946 readings

3. Convention on preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention), enters into force on the 1st of August 2014

The EU Istanbul Convention enters into force on 1 August 2014. This is an important milestone in the history of the Women’s Movement and much remains to be done to improve the situation of women survivors of violence and their children.
2014-08-08 21:15:44 / 2681 readings

4. Beijing + 20, Geneva, November 2014

Engage in the NGO CSW GENEVA Review process of the great Promise made in 1995 at the Beijing 4th World Conference on Women.
2014-08-05 07:40:53 / 2599 readings

5. 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 22:48:29 / 2582 readings


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 20:01:49 / 2442 readings

7. 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 12:41:32 / 2481 readings

8. 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 07:00:49 / 2863 readings

9. 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 20:25:16 / 2456 readings

10. 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 17:59:21 / 1965 readings

11. 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 13:00:38 / 1846 readings

12. Punish the Client, not the Prostitute

Press release - Women's rights/Equal opportunities − 26-02-2014 - 14:00
2014-02-26 18:06:23 / 2481 readings

13. 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 19:24:26 / 1739 readings

14. Support for Ukrainian Struggle from Polish NGOs

In January 2014, 326 Polish organisations signed a statement of solidarity with the Ukrainian NGOs. NEWW was one of the signatories of the statement.
2014-02-03 21:43:20 / 1344 readings

15. HOLOCAUST - Women - Sexualized Violence

By Lauren Wolfe Virtually unexplored until recently, sexualized violence in the Holocaust took many forms, faces, and insidious paths.
2014-01-26 23:13:52 / 2098 readings
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