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Malta Confederation of Women's Organisations - MCWO

Member since 11.10.2018



Mission and objectives

The Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations represents the concerns, and needs of women at a national, European and international level. The purpose of the Confederation is to integrate and unify all national women’s NGOs to represent Malta at the European Women’s Lobby.
• Act as a national forum where informed reflection and debate on women’s rights lead to concrete recommendations and actions;
• Disseminate best practices in the field of women’s rights in order to guarantee equal opportunities;
• Contribute towards an improvement of the national policy vis-à-vis women’s issues;
• Improve the co-operation between policy makers, NGO’s and individual members working in the field of women’s issues;
• Inform, link and raise awareness of women’s organisations on European issues.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

The Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations (MCWO) is involved in many activities related to gender equality and women's rights and topics such as:
• Women in Decision Making / Politics
• Violence Against Women (VAW)
• Women in the Labour Market
• Prostitution and Pornography
Members take part in :
• European Women’s Lobby (EWL) meetings and International Fora, local meetings and conferences
• Internal discussions
• Issue Press Releases
• Increase MCWO visibility through TV and Radio and published interviews
• Networking

Geographical sphere of activity


Working themes

Civil and political rights
Economy / Employment
Types of Violence

Target group(s)

Employed women, Victims of violence, Immigrant and refugee women

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



Address : Triq Giovanni Mamo, SVR9012 ,Malta
Telephone : 00356 7959 2626
Adress email :
Website :

They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

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March Lebanon Association
Association Joussour de Citoyenneté (AJC)
Turkey Disable'   s Education and Solidarity Foundation
Sanaa El Aji
Al-Thoria Studies Center
The committee of vigilance for democracy in Tunisia (CDVT)
Women'  s Studies Center (WSC)
The Egyptian Youth Council for Development
Association de Développement Local Méditerranéen (ADELMA)
Women & Cinema
Faculté de droit et de science politique Aix Marseille Université
Center for Women's Studies in Islam (CERFI)
Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM)
Alèxia Carrasco
Youth and Development Consultancy Institute (Etijah)
El Watan
Be active. Be emancipated (B.a.B.e.)
ABAAD - Resource Center for Gender Equality
Forum for Professionals fighting against Family Honor Crimes in the Palestinian society in Israel
Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University
Mouwatinet Association
Women Against Violence (WAV)
Nisaa Network
Women’s House for Development
Tunisie pionnieres
Free Sight Association
Almobadr Organization for Development and Capacity Building
Center for Study and Research on Human Rights and Migration
Femmes et Leadership

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