Women are slowly gaining top positions
One in five children world – wide is not registered
The EU supports gender equality through legislation and support for national development. European laws or directives call for equal treatment on the basis of sex and include equal pay for equal work. The Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee of the European Parliament plays a key role by sending out strong messages which determine policies in Europe.
Sexual harassment of women students in schools of higher education is often ignored or silenced
The anti-choice European Citizen’s Initiative “One of Us” was presented in a public hearing to the European Parliament and the European Commission this week
The European Women’s Lobby, of which IAW is a member, is deeply concerned about a new attempt to undermine women’s rights.
In this forthcoming year—the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WWI—today’s IAW still upholds the principles of “conciliation and arbitration for arranging international differences.”
Men have a critical role to play in advancing women’s rights and ensuring gender equality.
Family planning is the bottom line for women’s empowerment as well as for poverty alleviation.