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  • International day of the girl-chid: EWL’s commitment to empower and uplift girls

    International day of the girl-chid: EWL's commitment to empower and uplift girls

    [Brussels, 11 October 2021] For today’s International Day of the Girl-Child, EWL wants to shed light on one of the main goals of our work: the empowerment and uplifting of girls.
    This year more than ever, as we witness the achievements of all the amazing girls out there who are changing the world for the better, we would like to reiterate our commitment to advocate for girls’ rights and concretely contribute to their empowerment through our initiatives.
    There are millions of girls who came (...) Read more

  • ECJ Decision on the Istanbul Convention: a missed opportunity

    ECJ Decision on the Istanbul Convention: a missed opportunity

    [Brussels, 6 October 2021] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) regrets the absence of a clear direction in the opinion by the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) on the EU’s accession to the Istanbul Convention and renews its call to the European Commission for a strong Directive to prevent and combat all forms of violence against women and girls.
    Today, the ECJ published its long awaited responses to the European Parliament’s inquiries on the EU’s accession to the Istanbul Convention, (...) Read more

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EWL event "Progress towards a Europe free from all forms of male violence" to mark the 10th aniversary of the Istanbul Convention, 12 May 2021.

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