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Flemish Parliament
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Report on the impact of the electoral gender quotas on the Flemish Parliament elections held on 25 May 2014 Following the elections of 25 May 2014, the Flemish Parliament carried out a study on the application of the statutory electoral gender...
Nicola Sturgeon
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Smashing the glass ceiling women face to "smithereens" is an important part of tackling inequality, Scotland's new First Minister has said. Nicola Sturgeon, who is the first female to take on the top job in Scottish politics, pledged she would work...
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
By  Malgorzata Bratkrajc, A new European Commission took office on November 1st, 2014. Unsurprisingly, the composition of the new Commission confirmed that the flagship EU initiative of gender balance in decision-making positions is not being taken...
Sunday, July 20, 2014
The Czech coalition parties have nominated Regional Development Minister Věra Jourová as the country’s candidate for the European Commission. The Czech government hopes she could take over one of the economic portfolios in the commission. Ms Jourová...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Outgoing female Commissioners are “extremely concerned” for the possibility of women being under-represented in the next European Commission. This is why they wrote Juncker a letter for calling him to be committed into guaranteeing gender balance....
Monday, July 07, 2014
The election scheduled to take place on July 13th follows the resignation of the centre-left Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek in May after she lost a battle for the leadership of the Positive Slovenia party. 33% of the outgoing parliament were women....
Friday, June 27, 2014
Slovenia is a Central-East European state entering the European Union as a kind of "success story‟. It‟s transition into the free market economy was one of the most unproblematic, with no shock therapies, with steady growth and stable economic...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Feminists of the world, unite and celebrate. The European Parliament has the first member to be elected on a feminist ticket. Call me contrary, but I think that sounds like a defeat. Because if women need a separate party to represent them in...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Voters in all 28 member states of the European Union (EU) will go to the polls May 22–25, 2014, to elect representatives to the 751-seat European Parliament. It’s one of the largest democratic events in the world, and the upcoming vote is set to be...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Voters in the EU will elect the 751 Members of the European Parliament during the European elections of 22-25 May 2014. The new European Parliament, representing the interests of over 500 million citizens, will shape European legislation over the...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The note is an updated version of the 2011 study Electoral Gender Quotas and Their Implementation in Europe (PE 408.309), and it maps the diffusion of electoral gender quotas in the 30 EU/EEA countries and evaluates the effectiveness of different...
Friday, May 16, 2014
You will find here the list of MEPs who have already endorsed EWL Manifesto. Let’s get much more until the European elections! Thanks for your support! As the European Parliament elections are getting closer, we need to make sure that women’s rights...
Friday, May 16, 2014
  For the occasion of the upcoming elections on 25 May 2014, the major women’s organisations in Belgium present their 10 communal requests The major feminist umbrella organisations– the European Women’s Lobby, Conseil des Femmes Francophones de...
Monday, April 28, 2014
“Slovene politics is no longer a boys-only game”, said the Slovene prime minister Alenka Bratušek on 8.3.2013.  Slovenia is one of three EU countries with a female prime minister. The last parliamentary elections saw 34% of parliamentary seats taken...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
This report aims to provide input for the European Commission annual drafting of recommendations to the Member States in socio-economic policies. The report has been drafted with the input of the EWL’s member organisations and is the first of many...
Thursday, November 22, 2012
  The European elections will be held in all 28 member states from the 22 to 25 May. Every five years EU citizens choose who represents them in the European Parliament, the directly-elected institution that defends their interests in the EU...
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Women’s Lobby in Slovenia took active part in the EWL 50-50 Campaign for the election of the European parliament in 2009. The Women’s Lobby of Slovenia decided to organize and lead so called parallel electoral campaign. This report captures the...
Tuesday, October 07, 2008
The Kit has been produced in the context of the EWL Campaign “No Modern European Democracy without Gender Equality” to be launched officially in September 2009. The Kit comprises of two sections. In the first section, you will find an Action Kit,...