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This is a joint initiative of the Government of the Brussels Capital Region, host of the Forum and the Metropolis Women International Network. This women network is a part of Metropolis, the World Association of Major Metropolises. The main...
Anne-Marie Lizin Interview from the Interparliamentary Union (IPU) with Anne-Marie Lizin, President of the Belgian Senate
Ms. Anne-Marie Lizin is the first woman to preside over the Belgian Senate. Prior to taking up that position, she was a member of the European Parliament and a member of the Belgian Lower House. Opening the meeting of parliamentary gender committees...

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Female heads of states, ministers, and heads of international organisations, business leaders, and civil society activists will discuss the twin themes of security and women's empowerment in Brussels on the eve of the International Women's Day. To...

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On Wednesday afternoon, 20th April, the Women’s Rights Committee organises a public hearing on ‘A 2020 Perspective for Women in Turkey’. There will be two discussion panels, one on‘ 2020 objectives and priorities for gender equality and women’s...

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There is an opportunity to follow the full Gender Equality Index - Launch Conference via live video stream.  All presentations can be heard and viewed on 13 June from 9.00 – 13.00 and from 14.00 - 17.30. Do not miss this opportunity to discover the...

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On 14 February 2014, the European Women’s Lobby plans to bring together an excited crowd in front of the Palais the Justice in Brussels to rise, dance and speak out about the urgent need for justice and support for the women victims of violence. “...

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Women’s Forum Brussels Special Half‐Day Meeting: Reshaping trust in Europe with women’s vision European Parliament, Brussels 28 January 2014     Women’s Forum Brussels was created to bring together women members of the European Parliament and women...

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  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...
Flemish Parliament
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...

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Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics