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Malta Confederation of Women's Organisations - MCWO

Member since 11.10.2018

Country

Malta

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.
Objectives:
• 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

National

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

+10

Contact

Address : Triq Giovanni Mamo, SVR9012 ,Malta
Telephone : 00356 7959 2626
Adress email : lorspiteri@gmail.com
Website : http://www.mcwo.net/

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

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