MCWO is a full member of the European Women's Lobby.
The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for national action to end such discrimination.
MCWO is a partner in European Social Fund (ESF) Malta Heritage Wood Project. Operational Programme 11-Cohesion Policy 2007-2013. Empowering people for More Jobs and a Better Quality of Life.
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The American Embassy in collaboration with the MCWO organised a talk by Mr Rus Funk of Mensworkinc, long time activist in the movement to end sexual and domestic violence. Continue reading
The Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations (MCWO) notes with disbelief the sentence given to three 17 year old boys for raping a 14 year old girl. Incredibly, the report states that both the prosecution and the defence agreed that what had happened was an act of foolishness by three young men who thought their deed to be some achievement. Continue reading
On the 25th April, 2013 Ms. Renee Laiviera attended the third edition of the Forum tal-President re changes to the Constitution on behalf of the Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations. During discussion time, Ms. Laiviera stood up to highlight the fact that only one panellist referred to the need for changes to include a higher participation of women and emphasised that the Konvenzjoni Kostituzzjonali should address the democratic deficit existing at present and include the need for participation of women in all sectors. Continue reading
MCWO Activity – Why do women matter in politics? Dar l-Ewropa, Valletta, March 2013. Continue reading
The following is the updated programme in relation to the 1st March activity for women candidates. Continue reading
JOIN US ON 14-02-13 TO MOVE THE EARTH AT ST.ANNE’S SQUARE, SLIEMA AT 10.00am FOR AN HOUR OF DANCE. Continue reading
11 days left to join EWL’s European Political Mentoring Network for Women of Ethnic Minorities/Foreign Origin
We would like to invite you to disseminate again the call for mentees as widely as possible by email, post it on your website, on facebook, twitter etc. Continue reading