For Education, Empowerment & Equality


6 February 2017

BRUSSELS, 6 February – Belgian MEP Hon. Hilde Vautmans published an opinion article on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. In the article, published in MO magazine, she urges the European Commission and member states to redouble their efforts to play an important role in ending FGM worldwide.

10 October 2016

We know that empowering women and girls makes our societies safer, healthier, greener and more prosperous. So what are we waiting for, ask the organisers of this year’s European Week of Action for Girls (EWAG), including the EPF.

28 August 2016

EPF's study tour to the Phillipines generated covering in three Filipino newspapers.

26 July 2016

LISBON, 26 July - P&D Factor, the secretariat to the Portuguese APPG, has published an interview with EPF President Ulrika Karlsson. The interview has received over two thousand likes on the P&D Factor Facebook page

19 July 2016

BRUSSELS, 19 July - Promoting women’s and girls’ human rights is a fundamental aspect of the European Union and should be better reflected in our overseas aid policy through major investment in improving access to family planning, writes MEP Heidi Hautala in Euractiv. Hon. Hautala is a Finnish MEP in the Greens/European Free Alliance group and is co-chair of the European Parliament APPG.

3 June 2016

LISBON, 3 June – APPG member Hon. Luísa Salgueiro, MP wrote an opinion article in Diário de Notícias based on her participation with EPF at the Women Deliver Conference in Denmark.

8 March 2016

BRUSSELS, 8 March – MEPs Heidi Hautala and Sophie in ‘t Veld co-authored an op ed calling for the EU to protect women refugees. The...

1 February 2016

BERNE, 1 February - Former EPF Executive Committee member and Swiss MP, Dr. Yvonne Gilli, has published an article about the healthcare system in Senegal...

15 October 2015

Marie Rose Nguini Effa MP (Cameroon) and Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP (Finland) published an opinion article in Euractiv on violence against girls and women. In the...

17 September 2015

A photo essay of EPF’s study tour to Senegal has been published in the Spanish national newspaper, El País. The photos, taken by EPF’s Teresa...




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