At the national level

  • Mondialisation, prostitution et violences : rapport de la rencontre de la Commission Justice et Paix du 13 octobre 2011

    Mondialisation, prostitution et violences : rapport de la rencontre de la Commission Justice et Paix du 13 octobre 2011

    [Bruxelles, le 19 décembre 2011] Le 18 octobre 2011 avait lieu la journée européenne de lutte contre la traite des êtres humains. A cette occasion, l’association belge Justice et Paix, encouragée par des volontaires, a organisé une rencontre ayant pour thème : “Mondialisation, prostitution et violences”.
    Les organisatrices ont voulu donner la parole à des associations et politiques qui font un important travail sur la question et qui proposent des pistes concrètes. Ces pistes ont été mises en débat (...) Read more

  • Rencontres féministes européennes ‘Vivre sa vie’ : trois jours de débats pour construire une autre Europe

    Rencontres féministes européennes ‘Vivre sa vie' : trois jours de débats pour construire une autre Europe

    [Bruxelles, le 1er décembre 2011] ‘Et si les femmes étaient une chance pour l’Europe ?’ : c’est la question qui a guidé tout le programme des Rencontres féministes européennes (RFE), organisées par le Grif, groupe d’initiative féministe, à Saint-Nazaire. Trois jours de débats et de projections de films, les 25, 26 et 27 novembre, ont permis d’aborder des thématiques fondamentales pour les droits des femmes, avec une perspective européenne : avortement, prostitution, violences faites aux femmes, viol, (...) Read more

  • Launch of Portuguese petition and actions ‘Together for a Europe free from prostitution’

    Launch of Portuguese petition and actions ‘Together for a Europe free from prostitution'

    On 20 October, the Portuguese member organisation of the EWL, PpDM, the Portuguese Platform for Women’s Rights, organised a full-day event on prostitution and trafficking for sexual exploitation, in order to bring the attention to the political and public sphere.
    During the day, speakers from Portugal, Scotland, Hungary and Belgium shared experiences and expertise on the issues of trafficking for sexual exploitation and prostitution. Click here to see the final programme.
    Teresa Fragoso, (...) Read more

  • Upcoming conference on trafficking and prostitution in Portugal and Europe, 20 October 2011, Lisbon

    Upcoming conference on trafficking and prostitution in Portugal and Europe, 20 October 2011, Lisbon

    On 20 October, the Portuguese Platform for Women’s Rights (PpDM) organises a conference on prostitution and trafficking in human beings for sexual exploitation, in Europe and Portugal. The ppDM is the national member organisation of the EWL and wishes to bring the issues of trafficking and prostitution on the political agenda.
    The morning session will be dedicated to the issue of trafficking for sexual exploitation. Representatives from the European Women’s Lobby and the European Network of (...) Read more

  • MONA Conference addresses prostitution and trafficking from an international and Hungarian perspective, 23 September 2011

    MONA Conference addresses prostitution and trafficking from an international and Hungarian perspective, 23 September 2011

    On 23 September 2011 in Budapest, MONA – Foundation for the Women of Hungary organized a full day conference on Prostitution and trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation. International and Hungarian experiences, challenges and opportunities for action.
    With this conference, MONA Foundation for the Women of Hungary, member of the Hungarian Women’s Lobby, wanted to raise awareness on the growing scale of sexual exploitation and trafficking to this end of primarily women and girls (...) Read more

  • France: press conference to launch EWL campaign in Paris, 21 September 2011

    The French Coordination of the European Women’s Lobby (CLEF) organises on Wednesday 21 September a press conference to launch the EWL campaign ’Together for a Europe free from prostitution’.
    This press conference is an opportunity to highlight the work of the CLEF and present the campaign tools of the EWL, including the EWL video clip ’for a change of perspective’. The situation in France reagrding prostitution legislation will also be addressed, as well as the work of frontline NGOs.
    At (...) Read more

  • EWL addresses prostitution and NGO Observatories on violence against women at 11th International Women’s Health Meeting

    EWL addresses prostitution and NGO Observatories on violence against women at 11th International Women's Health Meeting

    [Brussels, 30 September 2011] The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) was a partner of the 11th International Women’s Health Meeting (IWHM), which took place in Brussels from 13 to 17 September 2011. The IWHM targets the advocates of women’s health, the activists in the field, feminists, academics, financial institutions and other networks working on women’s health. It aims to provide a platform for exchange as well as to inform, to question and to act on policies and practices regarding women’s (...) Read more

  • MONA conference on prostitution and trafficking, 23 September 2011, Hungary

    MONA conference on prostitution and trafficking, 23 September 2011, Hungary

    MONA Foundation for the Women of Hungary, member of the Hungarian Women’s Lobby, is organising a conference on prostitution and trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation on 23 September in Budapest. Sexual exploitation and trafficking to this end of primarily women and girls is occurring on a large scale within Hungary, while many Hungarian women and girls are trafficked out of Hungary to other countries in Europe such as the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Despite (...) Read more

  • Ireland - ’Not Natasha’ exhibition closes with launch of ’Manifesto for Turn off the Red Light’

    Ireland - 'Not Natasha' exhibition closes with launch of 'Manifesto for Turn off the Red Light'

    [Dublin, 15 August 2011] A large gathering of supporters met on Thursday 28 July for the closing of the photographic exhibition ‘Not Natasha’ at the Creation Arcade, Duke Street, in the context of a ‘Manifesto for Turn off the Red Light’.
    The evening kicked off with a range of speakers – from politics, sports, arts, business and civil society - performing public Manifestos and offering diverse points of views – all equally supporting the national campaign for the abolition of the system of (...) Read more

  • Ireland - ‘Turn Off the Red Light’ campaign launches exhibition

    [Brussels, 08 July 2011] The Immigrant Council of Ireland, as part of the national campaign ‘Turn Off the Red Light’, on 7 July launched a photographic exhibition by Dana Popa, entitled ’Not Natasha’, which traces the tragically fractured and damaged lives or young girls and women caught up in human trafficking for prostitution within Europe.
    Turn Off The Red Light is a campaign to end prostitution and sex trafficking in Ireland. It is being run by a new alliance of civil society (...) Read more

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