Statements

Statements podium These Statements lay out the EWL position on topical matters.

  • Statement for the 47th session of the Commission on the Status of from the European Women’s Lobby on the theme of Violence Against Women

    The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) welcomes the fact that the CSW will review the implementation of policies and actions taken to address violence against women over the past decade and states the following:
    The European Women’s Lobby recalls that the Beijing Platform for Action clearly states that violence against women is the result of the historically unequal power relations between women and men, and notes that over the past decade the gender dimension of violence against women is being (...) Read more

  • Shadow Directive on achieving equality of women and men outside the field of occupation and employment (2002)

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE SHADOW DIRECTIVE ON ACHIEVING EQUALITY OF WOMEN AND MEN OUTSIDE THE FIELD OF OCCUPATION AND EMPLOYMENT
    PROPOSED BY THE EUROPEAN WOMEN’S LOBBY
    The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) welcomes the intention of the European Commission to bring forward a new directive on equality of women and men as a very positive step towards the achievement of full equality of women and men in Europe and the realisation of women’s human rights. In this context, this “Shadow directive” (...) Read more

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