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Malta Women's Lobby Acts as a national forum to discuss and highlight issues on women’s rights leading to concrete recommendations, conclusions and actions to ensure equality between women and men; Disseminates best practices in the field of women’s rights in order to guarantee equal opportunities; Contributes towards an improvement of national policy and strategy vis-à-vis women’s issues; Improves the co-operation between policy makers, NGO’s and others working in the field of women’s issues Informs, links and raises awareness, among women’s organisations, on European issues; Works directly with European institutions to ensure that women’s needs and perspectives become an equal and integral part of European policies; Keeps members updated on national and EU directives, regulations and legislation regarding women’s issues including gender budgeting and gender mainstreaming.

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Malta Women's Lobby - MWL

The MWL is a full member of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) https://womenlobby.org
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
'The issue of femicide and domestic violence in Malta has been longstanding in the country, with several women being murdered in Malta over the years at the hands of someone they cared for.'

https://lovinmalta.com/news/femicide-research-and-advocacy-observatory-set-up-in-malta/
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
'Ms Suu Kyi is one of more than 10,600 people to have been arrested by the junta since February, and at least 1,303 others killed in the demonstrations, according to the monitoring group Assistance Association for Political Prisoners.'

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-59544484
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
'Experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council have called for urgent action to end violence against women and girls caught in the Tigray conflict in northern Ethiopia.'

https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/12/1107122
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
'Andrea Simon, director of the End Violence Against Women Coalition (EVAWC), explains that violence against women is so normalised in our society that women are “constantly” having to carry out personal safety work. This includes assessing our surroundings, researching the safest route home and sharing our location with friends. “The threat of violence alone negatively impacts women’s freedom and is an almost universal experience for women and girls,” she says.'

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/women/women-walking-home-winters-nights-b1967888.html
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
📢Whatever the context, all #SexualityEducation should adopt a progressive & transformative basis to ensure it actively contributes to realising equality between women & men. #16Days #OrangeTheWorld
📚Read our #FeministSexEd principles👇
https://womenlobby.org/IMG/pdf/lef_sexeduc_web.pdf
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
Malta Women's Lobby - MWL
⚠️The #IstanbulConvention is the most important tool to #EndVAWG, support its victims and bring them justice and reparation.

📢We call on the EU and all Member States to ratify it now. #16Days #OrangeTheWorld

 

Talk No 1 – Prostitution the Oldest Oppression – 14.4.2021

Talk No 2 – Women’s Bodies: Objectification and Sexualisation – 20.4.2021

Talk No 3 : Addressing the Myths about Prostitution – 27.4.2021

Talk No 4 : The Nordic Model – Talk on Prostitution and Trafficking – 5.5.2021

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