family reunification enomw 2011
Social Policy Research Centre
Middlesex University, UK
© 2011 European Network of Migrant Women
Project coordinator: Selmin Çali?kan, European Women’s Lobby
Graphic design: Leanda E. Barrington-Leach, European Women’s Lobby
Cover photo: Dietmar Temps, Flickr
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EWL in-depth analysis reports provide a solid basis for policy advocacy on gender equality in Europe.
family reunification enomw 2011
The European Women’s Lobby is pleased to unveil its 2011 Barometer on National Action Plans (NAPs) on violence against women.
Thanks to the work and expertise of the experts to the EWL Observatory on violence against women, the EWL has produced a strong policy document analysing NAPs on violence against women.
The Barometer aims to take stock of existing NAPs, voice NGO satisfaction with the consultation process held by their government when drafting/implementing/evaluating the NAPs, and (...) Read more
The EWL in June 2011 published the inaugural edition of its e-magazine, the European Women’s Voice. The fist issue of this thematic publication was dedicated to Violence against Women, and its dissemination corresponded with the Annual Conference of the EWL on this same theme.
Editorial by Rada Boric, member of the Executive Committee of the EWL
It is a great pleasure for me, on behalf of all members of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), to introduce to you the very first edition of the (...) Read more
undocumented migrant women access to healthcare report ep hearing dec 2010
This report highlights the presentations and discourse which took place during the public hearing on 8
December 2010, in the European Parliament on “Preventing Undocumented Women and Children from
Accessing Health Care: Fostering Health Inequalities in Europe”. The event was coordinated by the European
Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN), European Women’s Lobby (EWL), Médecins du Monde (MdM), and the
Platform for International (...) Read more
On the ocasion of its 20th anniversary, the EWL has released a magazine exploring the meaning of feminism in the 21st Century. With a wide variety of contributions addressing a range of topical issues, this magazine makes a fascinating read.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
The European Women Lobby: 20 years of Feminist Activism
I’m not a feminist, but..., by Gaby Hinsliff
The ‘New Feminists’: interview with Kat Banyard
Letter: Living Feminism as a Young 21st Century Woman
If you’re (...) Read more
The Council of Europe is preparing a Convention on ‘preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence’. This Convention has the potential to have an immense impact on the lives of women within the Council of Europe Member States, and will constitute a first step towards political recognition of structural violence perpetrated by men against women through the adoption of a legally-binding human rights instrument. Throughout the process of its elaboration and adoption, the (...) Read more
In April 2008, supporting the suggestion made by this
coalition1, the Slovenian Presidency of the European
Union announced that it was proposing to declare
29 April European Day of solidarity and cooperation
between generations. The first EU Day was offi cially
launched on 29 April 2009.
To mark the second European Day and as a
contribution to the 2010 European Year against
Poverty and Social Exclusion, the coalition decided
to publish a joint brochure to demonstrate the
relevance of (...) Read more
In October 2009, Oxfam and the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) commissioned research to explore and analyse the hidden impact of the current economic recession on women’s poverty in EU countries. The research was conducted with EWL member organisations, and supplemented with other research and information available at the end of 2009.
Oxfam and EWL conclude that the research gives a snapshot of the current position of women in poverty, reinforcing what is already known about the persistent (...) Read more
The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) has been actively involved in the recent discussions
concerning the European Commission’s 2008 proposed Anti-discrimination Directive which
seeks to extend anti-discrimination legislation beyond employment on the grounds of religion
or belief, disability, age and sexual orientation.
Although sex-based discrimination is not included
in the proposed Directive, the EWL welcomes it as an important step towards protecting women
from discrimination on other (...) Read more
The global movement for women’s rights in 2010 marks 15 years of activism on the basis of the shared framework and vision enshrined in the groundbreaking Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA). In Europe, this year also represents a milestone for thousands of women’s associations from across the region as it marks 20 years since the foundation of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL). Over the last two decades, the EWL has acted as a forum for increased exchange, cooperation and integration, allowing (...) Read more