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  • International leaders come together for a Europe free from prostitution

    International leaders come together for a Europe free from prostitution

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    European Women’s Lobby 22 October 2019 — Brussels, Belgium
    “The sex trade cannot go unchallenged. We will work to ensure the next generations are supported to live a life free of abuse, violence and exploitation” Hundreds come to Brussels demanding action be taken to tackle prostitution across Europe
    Five years since the European Parliament recognised prostitution as a form of violence against women; activists, policy makers and survivors of prostitution call for (...) Read more

  • G7 Summit: Our call to world leaders

    G7 Summit: Our call to world leaders

    The European Women’s Lobby joins ONE Campaign and other organisations working on gender equality and human rights in this open letter addressed to the world leaders gathered for the G7 Summit in Biarritz. We call them to take actions for gender equality, including through ambitious financial, policy and legislative commitments.
    [Brussels, 26 August 2019]
    Dear leaders,
    Four years ago, the world came together to adopt the most ambitious goals humanity has ever set, the Global Goals, set to (...) Read more

  • EWL position on Ursula von der Leyen’s Election

    EWL position on Ursula von der Leyen's Election

    The European Union finally enters the 21st century as first ever woman President of the European Commission is elected “It is crucial this significant moment marks a turning point for progress towards the Europe we want” European Women’s Lobby calls for renewed commitment to equality at all levels following promises of parity leadership
    [Brussels, July 2019] For the first time in European history, a woman – Ursula von der Leyen – was elected as the President of the European Commission on 16 (...) Read more

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