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31. The Lack of EU Action on Gender-violence is Compounding the Effect of the Crisis on Women.

Almost every other woman in the EU will experience male violence during her lifetime: One in five will fall victim to domestic violence; one in ten will be raped or forced into sexual acts. 

2011-12-04 22:05:01 / 1108 readings

32. Current legislation and trends relating to termination of pregnancy across the EU

Countries in the European Union (EU) which allow termination of pregnancy (TOP) on request do not have higher TOP rates than countries with more restrictive access, finds a new study published today. (Published on 30/11/11)  

2011-12-04 14:46:23 / 1078 readings

33. Slovenian Women Write to Polish Prime Minister

Appeal for respecting women’s rights in Poland. Ljubljana,  September 5,  2011.


2011-09-10 20:12:23 / 1462 readings

34. European Parliament to Honour Simone Veil

On the 30th of August the European Parliament  will honour Simone Veil, women’s rights campaigner and first directly-elected President of the EP in 1979.


2011-08-30 05:02:11 / 1938 readings

35. Gender Academy

The Gender and non-discrimination Programme of the ITC-ILO is pleased to announce the launch of its Gender Academy, a two-week international training event on gender, work and employment.

It will take place from November 21 to December 2, 2011, on the campus of the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin, Italy.

2011-08-20 16:48:35 / 1322 readings

36. European Women's Lobby letter to Prime Minister Tusk

Brusselss, July 29. EWL sent a letter today to Donald Tusk regarding the Law on Family Planning, Protection of the Human Foetus and Conditions for Legal Abortion, and the implementation of Poland’s EU and international commitments regarding women’s rights and gender equality.

2011-07-29 14:18:47 / 1404 readings

37. EU-wide Domestic Violence Rules Possible this Year

From EUbusiness, 19 July 2011 (SOPOT) - "EU nations may reach a deal later this year granting protection across the 27-member bloc to victims of domestic violence, Poland's justice minister said Tuesday."

2011-07-27 05:14:33 / 1588 readings

38. Call for Applications for the Women’s Human Rights Training Institute, 2011-2013

The Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation, in cooperation with its partners the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Network of East-West Women (NEWW), and representatives of the Euroregional Center for Public Initiatives are announcing their Call for Applications for the Fourth Round of the WHRTI, 2011-2013.


2011-07-12 14:00:13 / 1573 readings

39. European Court Issues Landmark Decision Against Poland, Says Women Entitled To Prenatal Genetic Testing

May 26, 2011. Today, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Poland violated a woman’s human rights when she was repeatedly denied a prenatal genetic examination after a doctor discovered fetal irregularities during a sonogram. 



2011-07-11 18:00:02 / 1488 readings

40. How to integrate Gender in Post-2013 EU Multi-annual Financial Framework

The  European Women’s Lobby  (EWL),  WIDE Network, and  the Gender Working Group of  CONCORD, call on  European and national policy-makers to  integrate a women’s rights and  gender equality perspective in  the  forthcoming  decisions

2011-06-09 06:15:49 / 1595 readings

41. Is the situation of the gender equality in Poland really "very encouraging", as it was said by Eva-Britt Svensson?

On 17-18 May a delegation from the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality visited Warsaw in the context of the forthcoming Polish Presidency of the Council of the European Union. 

2011-05-21 12:50:47 / 1587 readings

42. Council of Europe’s Convention on Violence against Women signed by first 13 countries

[Brussels, 13 May 2011] The Council of Europe’s new Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (CETS n° 210) was on 11 May opened for signature. 

2011-05-14 16:42:22 / 1850 readings

43. Nominations for the "Women Inspiring Europe" Calendar 2012

With the "Women Inspiring Europe" Calendar, EIGE aims to give visibility and pay homage to some of Europe's most remarkable women, through highlighting their achievements and success stories.


2011-05-13 06:24:39 / 1137 readings

44. Parliament Urges Automatic Prosecution for Sex Crimes

Rape and other forms of sexual violence against women should be classified as crimes in all EU countries, leading to automatic prosecution, says a European Parliament resolution adopted on Tuesday 


2011-04-25 17:22:43 / 1350 readings

45. "South Baltic - Violence Free Zone" - notes after the conference

On 21st of February, in Gdańsk took place final conference of the project “South Baltic area – Violence Free Zone”. 

2011-03-01 14:01:29 / 1415 readings
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