Male involvement in eradicating violence against women - Posted May 9, 2013
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.
MCWO Responds to Gang Rape Sentence - Posted May 9, 2013
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 ...
MCWO Activity - Why do women matter in politics? - Posted February 28, 2013
The following is the updated programme in relation to the 1st March activity for women candidates.
One Billion Rising Malta - Posted February 10, 2013
JOIN US ON 14-02-13 TO MOVE THE EARTH AT ST.ANNE’S SQUARE, SLIEMA AT 10.00am FOR AN HOUR OF DANCE.
11 days left to join EWL's European Political Mentoring Network for Women of Ethnic Minorities/Foreign Origin - Posted February 6, 2013
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.
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MCWO condemns recent rape judgement - Posted May 9, 2013
The Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations (MCWO) has condemned the court sentence given to three 17 year old boys for raping a 14 year old girl.
Participation of EWL members in the UN Commission on the Status of Women 2013 - Posted February 17, 2013
The fifty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 15 March 2013.
EWL - Posted February 17, 2013
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New Executive Committee of EWL reflects integration of women’s movement in Europe and squares up to backlash against women’s rights - Posted November 19, 2012
Eight years after the enlargement of the EU to ten new Member States in 2004, the new Executive Committee of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) reflects the positive experience of collaboration and integration of the women’s movement in Europe.
Provocation does not justify battering - Posted October 2, 2012
The Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations (MCWO) said today that it finds it bewildering how provocation has been cited as an excuse to justify battering.
Controversy in Malta reigns over EU Directive on Gender Quotas - Posted September 14, 2012
The Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations (MCWO) has joined the chorus of outrage at a decision by the Maltese government to form part of a British diplomatic push that will protest a proposed law by the European Commission, to have 40% of all publicly-listed companies’ board of directors composed of women by 2020.
Commissioner Viviane Reding on Women in the Boardroom - Posted September 8, 2012
Viviane Reding, European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights & Citizenship, met with journalist Jennifer Baker to discuss Women in the Boardroom.
MCWO Chairperson Renee Laiviera elected to EWL Executive Council - Posted May 27, 2012
MCWO members are all very proud of their Chairperson Renee Laiviera who was elected to the EWL Executive Council at the recent EWL AGM held in Budapest, Hungary.
Misogynistic reactions to gang rape acquittal 'a cause for concern' - Posted April 22, 2012
The MWCO responds to rampant misogyny in the wake of a gang rape acquittal.
Government urged to introduce gender quotas as Malta has lowest number of women on boards in EU - Posted March 14, 2012
The Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations (MCWO) urged the Maltese government to take up the challenge and follow in the footsteps of other EU member states – notably Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain – that have adopted legislation to introduce gender quotas for company boards.
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