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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

EMUI_ EuroMed University
University of Sousse
Cooperation for Community Development Association
Women & Cinema
Wafaa Ziti
Journalists Without Borders (JWB)
NAWF Women Entrepreneurs
Free Sight Association
Master genre et droits des femmes des deux rives de la meditérranée
Women’s House for Development
Ibsar Association for the Culture and Leisure of blind and visually handicapped people
Nansen Dialogue Montenegro
Association Voix d'Ève (AVE)
Organization of Backing Liberal and Social Development (OBLSD)
International Alliance of Women (IAW)
Youssef Bouataoun
Women's Security Index (WSI)
The Libyan Network to Support and Empower Women
Children of Female Prisoners Association
Gender equality and parity commission - Municipality of Enfidha
Ministry of Women , Family and Children
Elham Ibrahim Younis Abdelaal
Fondation Zakoura
La Presse
Moroccan Association of Social Workers
Regional Center for Dialogue and Mediation (RCMD)
Women'    s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC)
Arab Women Media Center (AWMC)
Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy
Ibn Battuta Foundation
Association Neama for Development
Al Karam
RUSEMEG - Réseau Universitaire et Scientifique Euro-Méditerranéen
Community Media Center

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