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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

Libyan Women's Union – Tripoli
Egyptian Feminist Union – EFU
Association Tunisienne de la Santé de la Reproduction (ATSR)
Independent Researcher
MAAT for Peace, Development and Human Rights
Kasdi Merbah Ouragla University
Association pour le Droit à la Différence (ADD)
Fundació Aroa
Organization Dihya for Development
Jordan Forum for Business and Professional Women
Aix Marseille Université
Carmen Garraton
Elham Ibrahim Younis Abdelaal
Ensan Aid
AWSA-Be, Arab Women's Solidarity Association-Belgium
Réseau Doustourna
Women Media and Development (TAM)
Faize Foundation
French Coordination for the European Women's Lobby (C.L.E.F.)
Abou Fadhl Mohamad Bahlouli
International Observatory of Human Rights
Sama Goods
Association club de le jeune fille pour la formation à l'action de développement
Free Sight Association
International Center for Rights and Freedoms (ICRF)
The Egyptian Youth Council for Development
Mada for Citizenship and Development
Traditional Women Association for Development
Women Against Violence (WAV)
SEMNID Association for Social Development
The Union of Feminist Action
Kazan Federal University
The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy (MIFTAH)
Faculty of Media & Knowledge Sciences, University of Malta
Urban Community of Marrakech

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