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.
Category Archives: Activities
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
Ms Renee Laiviera, Chairperson MCWO, took part in a discussion on the Labour Market and Precarious Work on the occasion of 1st May 2012 celebrations organised by the Labour Party at St. George Square in Valletta. Other panel speakers included Joe Gerada, FHRD; Tony Zarb, GWU; Josef Vella, UHM; Paul Pace, MUMN; Joshua Zammit, MEA; John Bencini, FORUM; Ray Muscat, MBB. Simone Cini facilitated the discussion. Continue reading
Public Dialogue: Empowering Women Against Violence. Held on the occasion of International Women’s Day March 2012 at Europa House, Valletta. Continue reading
On the 5th November 2011, MCWO held a meeting with Prof Edward Scicluna, MEP on the issue of maternity leave and the proposed EU directive on the matter. Present to this meeting were Prof Scicluna, Renee Laiviera, MCWO Chair, Lorraine Spiteri, Executive Council Member and Mariella Azzopardi, Financial Officer. Continue reading
The meeting with Minister Cristina took place on Friday 23 September 2011 at 3.00pm at Palazzo Ferreria. Present was also Dr Roberta Avellino. MCWO was represented by Renee Laiviera, Chair, Lorraine spiteri and Lydia Sciberras, Executive Council Members. Continue reading
MCWO delegation made up of 15 members and led by the Chair Ms Renee Laiviera, paid a visit to the Speaker of the House on Tues 6 December 2011 between 6.00 and 7.30pm. The first place to visit was the Chamber where questions where being fielded by back benchers from both sides of the House. Ministers responsible were providing relevant replies. Continue reading
Conference – “Equality between women and men” Date: 19-20/09/2011 Venue: Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi, 170 – Brussels For further details and conclusions of the Conference, click here. The conference “Equality between women and men” took place in Brussels on … Continue reading
MCWO Public Dialogue on ‘After School Activities’ held at Europa House, Valletta on the 22nd March. Continue reading
Benefiċċji tal-Attivitajiet ta’ wara l-Iskola – Djalogu Pubbliku Fl-Okkażjoni taċ-Ċentinarju taċ-Ċelebrazzjoni tal-Jum Internazzjonali tal-Mara. Continue reading