Violence against Women in Europe: a Call for Action!

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Violence against Women in Europe: a Call for Action!. Pierrette Pape EWL Policy Officer and Project Coordinator. The voice of European Women. The largest umbrella organisation of womens associations in the EU - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Violence against Women in Europe: a Call for Action!Pierrette PapeEWL Policy Officer and Project CoordinatorThe largest umbrella organisation of womens associations in the EUNational co ordinations in 31 European countries and 21 European-wide member organisations (migrant women, women farmers, women lawyers, trade unions etc.)Concentrating on European-level, but activities from local to international levelAiming to promote womens rights and gender equalityThe voice of European WomenEWL campaign for 2016 as EU Year to End Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG)Awareness raising on VAWGAdvocacy at European levelE-petition on www.change.orgEWL campaign Together for a Europe free from prostitutionAwareness raisingAdvocacy at European and national levelTowards a European abolitionist networkOne Billion Rising Brussels EuropeEWL song and choreography Rise Up, Stand Up!1000 people dancing in Brussels (training sessions)Facebook pageRaising awareness: press work (EU and national level)Engaging decision-makers: several EU Commissioners and Members of the European ParliamentClear message and demandsOne Billion Rising Brussels EuropeDance trainingsOne Billion Rising Brussels EuropeOrganising a flahmobWhat are your objectives?Your targets? Press ? Decision-makers? Broader audience?What you need to think about:Best actions according to your objectives?Get people to talk about the issue? Or one-shot?Prepare people?Identity of the eventCommon messageBecome Friend of the EWL!Thank you!More information:www.womenlobby.org***********

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