Feminist network promoting human rights of women and children

The 61st session of the CSW ended last Friday

This year’s session of the Commission on the Status of Women (13-24 March 2017) ended last Friday with the adoption of the Agreed Conclusions. The priority theme addressed throughout the session was women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work.

The concept and measurement of violence against women and men

According to data from the World Health Organisation violence against women is widespread; one in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. This publication offers a solution to the current choice between invisibility of gender and segregation of women in the measurement of violence.

Joint Statement - on European Day for Victims of Crime

EUROPEAN DAY FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME:
DO YOU BELIEVE THAT ALL WOMEN SHOULD HAVE ACCESS TO SERVICES AND JUSTICE IF THEY’VE BEEN THE VICTIM OF A CRIME?
...THEN STEP UP AND SIGN THE PLEDGE.

BRUSSELS, 22 February 2017 – Violence against women in Europe is a widespread, but under-reported, phenomenon.

EU Roadmap on Forced/Early Marriage

Prepared within the project 'EU Roadmap' for Referral Pathways on Forced/Early Marriage (FEM) for Frontline Professionals, the EU Roadmap aims to provide frontline professionals with guidance in assisting in the protection and support of (potential) victims of (FEM). Frontline professionals such as service providers working in migration centers, women's/crisis shelters, health and social services, magistrate offices and educational organizations can use this Roadmap to strengthen the multisectoral response to FEM. The EU FEM Roadmap is now available on the project website in 4 languages: http://femroadmap.eu