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 Coordinator

  • The 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 Women

  • EWL 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.org

  • EWL campaign Together for a Europe free from prostitutionAwareness raisingAdvocacy at European and national levelTowards a European abolitionist network

  • One 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 demands

  • One Billion Rising Brussels Europe

  • Dance trainings

  • One Billion Rising Brussels Europe

  • Organising 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 message

  • Become Friend of the EWL!

  • Thank you!

    More information:www.womenlobby.org

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