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.
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)
Appeal for respecting women’s rights in Poland. Ljubljana, September 5, 2011.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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
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.
[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.
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.
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
On 21st of February, in Gdańsk took place final conference of the project “South Baltic area – Violence Free Zone”.